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Exclusive: a Taj survivor's tale

By Nick Paton Walsh

Updated on 29 November 2008

A Taj barman tells Channel 4 News how he witnessed a massacre and survived for three days barricaded with guests and staff.

Survivors trapped inside the luxury Taj Mahal Palace hotel have been describing the terror they faced during the three-day siege.

Among them, Australian barman Joel Lindsey. He has been telling Nick Paton Walsh how he hid from the gunmen in a room with 200 terrified people, at least two of whom had been shot.

Rescued by Indian special forces, he was then confronted with further horrors while leaving the building.

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