• Thursday, May 19, 2022

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India Pays Tribute To Victims Of 2008 Mumbai Attacks

Members of the Mumbai Police pay their respects at the Police Memorial, during an event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai militant attacks in Mumbai on Monday (26). (Photo: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

India on Monday (26) paid tribute to the more than 160 people killed in a 2008 Islamist militant attack on the city of Mumbai, the 10th anniversary of an assault that raised fears of war with Pakistan. Senior state politicians laid wreathes and paid tribute to the victims at the Martyrs’ Memorial in downtown Mumbai, while other events were held at some of the sites of the three-day attack, which began on November 26, 2008. Six Americans were among the 166 people killed by 10 gunmen who infiltrated the financial hub by boat and spent three days spraying bullets and throwing…

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