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