People wait behind the barricade outside the Taj Mahal. Photo posted by Aaron.
The day after India's worst ever terrorist attacks, there are already reports of fingers being pointed. Our Observers tell us that instead of looking for someone to blame, the people of Mumbai are simply scared. Meanwhile, webusers take it upon themselves to tell the story in images.
Joy Banerji is an electrical engineer from Mumbai. He lives not far from the Colaba district - where the Taj Mahal hotel is.
Ashesh Shah is a photographer from Mumbai.
These photos were taken by Ashesh Shah and posted on Flickr.
"Hotel guest frantically trying to get in touch with his relative opposite the Hotel Taj."
"National Security Group taking part in the operation at Oberoi Hotel."
"Support forces taking cover near the Gateway to India next to the Taj Hotel."
"National Security Group elite commandos on top of Nariman House. One can see two top floors in which terrorist are trapped."
"National Security Group elite commandos keep vigil in opposite building."
Commandos accessed buildings by helicopter. Above photo by Vinukumar Ranganathan.
Empty streets in the Colaba district, near to the Taj Mahal.
Waiting for news outside the Taj Mahal hotel. Above two photos by Aaron.