Taj and Oberoi work with police to rescue guests following Mumbai terrorist attack

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower and The Oberoi, Mumbai issue statements following terrorist attack in the Indian city

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower: terrorist attack
Taj Mahal Palace & Tower: terrorist attack

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower and The Oberoi, Mumbai are working with the police and Indian Government to rescue guests trapped in the properties following the terrorist attack.

A statement issued by The Oberoi, Mumbai said:
"We are all very concerned about the safety of our guests and staff at the hotels in Mumbai. Our thoughts are with their families. Despite all efforts we are unable to make contact with the people inside the hotel. At present we do not have more information than what is being relayed by the media. We are monitoring the situation and extending all our co-operation to the police and government authorities. The safety of our guests and staff remains our primary concern."

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in South Mumbai also issued a statement on its website:

"Taj Hotels are monitoring the development of the unfortunate situation unfolding at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in South Mumbai and are fully cooperating with the police and the government authorities who are working towards the safety and security of all our guests and staff. That is all we can say at the moment and we would like to channel all our efforts and energy to ensure a speedy normalisation of the situation as best as we can. We will rebuild every inch that has been damaged in this attack and bring back the Taj to its full glory."





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