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Singaporean hostage killed
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10:07, November 29, 2008

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Singapore's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Friday night that the Singaporean woman taken hostage at a luxury Mumbai hotel has been killed.

She is Lo Hwei Yen, a 28-year-old Singaporean lawyer, said Jai Sohan Singh, Director of the Consular Directorate of Singapore's Foreign Ministry, at a news conference.

Her body was identified by her husband Michael Puhaindran, who had flown out to Mumbai on Thursday night,

Indian authorities had found her body on the 19th floor of the Oberoi Hotel.

She had gone to Mumbai on a business trip on Wednesday morning, but found herself trapped when terrorists overran the hotel.

Singh added there are no more Singaporeans stranded in any of the hotels in Mumbai.

Source: Xinhua



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