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In the night of November 26, 2008, twelve years ago, ten Pakistani militants conducted concerted shooting and bombing violence at five significant landmarks in Mumbai, killed 166 people and hurting over 300.
On November 26, 2008, Nariman House business and residential building, Cama Hospital, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station, Leopold Cafe, Oberoi-Trident Hotel, and Taj Hotel and Tower in Mumbai, were attacked by the Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists .
The terrorists entered Mumbai from a Pakistani port in Karachi on a stolen fishing trawler.
Though nine terrorists were eliminated by armed forces four-day successful operation, A terrorist Ajmal Kasab was caught alive and sentenced to death in 2012 at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune.
To carry out the attacks, the terrorists stole vehicles, including a police bus, and split into multiple gangs.
To storm the places, they used assault weapons and grenades provided by Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Pakistan’s ex PM Nawaz Sharif recently confirmed the country’s involvement in the attack on 26/11.
An interfaith ceremony was arranged by the Telangana Association of Israel to pay tribute to the 26/11 victims.
In remembrance of those who were killed in the attacks and for unity, a Jewish Rabbi, a Hindu priest, a Christian pastor and a Sikh priest recited prayers.
Mumbai terrorist attack mastermind and Hafiz Saeed, Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) leader, is a terrorist named by the UN.
The JuD of Hafiz Saeed is claimed to be the front for Lashkar, which is notorious for Mumbai’s 26/11 attacks.
Saeed, who was granted a $10 million bounty by the US, was captured on 17 July last year in a terrorist fundraising case.
In February of this year in two militant support cases, he was ordered to 11 years in prison by an anti-terrorist court in Pakistan.
The 70-year-old chief of the JuD is housed at the high-security Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore.
On NIA’s most wanted list, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Operations Commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi is specified.
Lakhvi was one of seven suspects detained for their role in planning, supporting and coordinating the terrorist attacks of 26/11 in Pakistan.
In April 2015, he was released on parole from Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail.