Hema Kasipillay

 

 

Age: 53

 

Summary: Malaysian senior administration officer for the German-based insurance firm Hannover RE who was reportedly among more than 450 hostages held captive at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel for three days by nine heavily-armed Pakistani jihadists during a series of violent Islamic terrorist attacks that killed over 164 people across India's largest financial capital city.

 

 

Cause of Death: Smoke inhalation due to a grenade explosion during Mumbai's terrorist attacks

 

Born: circa 1955

 

Died: November 26, 2008

 

Location: Mumbai, India