Hema Kasipillay

 

 

Age: 53

 

Summary: Malaysian senior administration officer for the German life insurance company Hannover Re based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia who was reportedly among one of  at least 200 hostages held captive at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel for three days by nine heavily-armed Pakistani jihadists during a series of multiple Islamic terror attacks that killed over 165 people and wounded more than 300 others across Mumbai, India in late November 2008.

 

 

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