Amit Kumar, New Delhi: Today is the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 terrorist attack which took place on November 26, 2008, in Mumbai.
A total of 166 people were killed in this terrorist attack. Not only the country, but the whole world was also affected by this terrorist attack. On this occasion, the entire nation is paying homage to the martyrs with moist eyes.
It has been twelve years since this terrorist attack which shocked the country. The wounds are definitely healed, but the pain is still in the hearts. This can be felt in the eyes of those who lost their loved ones in this attack.
On 26 November 2008, ten terrorists entered the country's financial capital Mumbai through the sea and attacked several places and killed one hundred sixty-six people. After the attack, our security personnel took the front and, while fighting Dileri, had killed nine terrorists.
On the 12th anniversary of the Mumbai attacks, along with the entire country, many big leaders have paid tribute to those killed in this attack. Home Minister Amit Shah has paid tribute to those killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack. He said, 'I pay tribute to all those who lost their lives in Mumbai 26/11 terror attacks and convey their condolences to their families. Grateful tribute to the brave security personnel who faced the terrorists in these attacks. This nation will always be grateful for your bravery and sacrifice. '
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said that it has been 12 years since the horrific 26/11 Mumbai terror attack. My tribute to its victims. Appreciate the courage of our security forces, who protect our nation so much.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has also paid tribute to those killed in the terrorist attack.
On this occasion, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and CM Uddhav Thackeray paid tribute to the martyred policemen in the attack. The Metropolitan Police paid tribute to the security personnel martyred in the attack. However, due to the increasing case of Corona, only a limited number of people have been invited to the program.
Meanwhile, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has tweeted a video, with which he has written, 'Victory will be of humanity'.
On November 26, 2008, 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists reached Mumbai by sea and opened fire in which 166 people including 18 security personnel were killed and many people were injured.
Nine terrorists were killed by the NSG and other security forces and a terrorist named Ajmal Amir Kasab was captured alive and hanged on November 21, 2012.
Those killed in the attack included the then ATS chief Hemant Karkare, Army Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, Mumbai Additional Commissioner of Police Ashok Kamte and Senior Police Inspector Vijay Salaskar.