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Why did the security personnel not think of using helicopters to air-drop personnel on the roof tops of the hotels at the beginning? It would have made operation more effective and speedy?

Asked by darna kyon, 29 Nov '08 12:01 pm
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I dont think they had any idea of scale of preparedness of the terrorists. Initially, they thought that they were dealing with some gangwar. And by the time they realized what they were up against, they had lot of loss of life, including the top officers. Only when they realized that they were dealing with commando style terrorists who were well prepared and trained too, for a long haul gun fight, the Marine Commandos and NSG were pressed into action. Infact when MarCos initially started the ops, they didnt even have the Floor plan of the hotels.... So much for the preparedness of our forces to handle such situations...... And the worst was, when the ops were on, TV channels were live showing the exact moves of each and every cop / commando.. What was that nonsense.. Cant the Terrosists see the same things on TV or cant their co-ordinators see and inform these guys.. I think it was a hopeless situation, which we came out from, purely because we have BRAVE PEOPLE FIGHTING for us, de ...more
Answered by Krish, 29 Nov '08 12:16 pm

 
  
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It seems that you do not see news on tv or read newspapers. NSG persons went ino the Nariman house from they roof and they were dropped there by Helicopters only
Answered by iqbal seth, 29 Nov '08 12:56 pm

 
  
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No this is not the point because this commandos arrived from Delhi before that excahnge between forces has started &this kind of situation was not expected even from the top of hotels operation would have not been easy as expected ofcourse anylysis will be done about right & wrong even Isralis could not deafit
Hazboolah in Lebanon so allow some time for audit
Answered by pramod gokhale, 29 Nov '08 12:15 pm

 
  
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Because it would have caused spreading of fire already in the rooms of hotel
Answered by Prem Gupta, 29 Nov '08 12:14 pm

 
  
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They can think more than u dream, indian army is most professional in this field better not to comment in this issue, keep such question reserve for your political leadership please.
Answered by sushil trivedi, 29 Nov '08 12:13 pm

 
  
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When this happend peoplewere in hock aswellas th police and thy had to do somthing immdly and started process beforthy could capture one and klill other aftr three days
Answered by Dinesh C S, 11 Jun '09 08:59 pm

 
  
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