Today is the 12th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack, Amit Shah said - the country will always be grateful for the sacrifice of security personnel


Today is the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attack on 26 November 2008 in Mumbai. On this occasion, Union Home Minister Amit Shah paid tribute to the people who lost their lives in this attack. This attack in Mumbai is considered to be one of the biggest attacks on India.

Amit Shah tweeted, 'I pay tribute to all those who lost their lives in Mumbai 26/11 terror attacks and express 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. '

There will be a program to pay tribute to the martyred security personnel in Mumbai

At the same time, Mumbai Police will organize an event to pay tribute to the martyred security personnel in which only a limited number of people will attend due to the epidemic. In this regard, an official said that the event will take place at the newly constructed memorial site at the police headquarters in South Mumbai. This will include the relatives of the martyred security personnel.

He said that Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, Director General of Police Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh and other senior officials will pay tribute to the martyrs.

Significantly, on 26 November 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 were injured. During this time, nine terrorists were killed by NSG and other security forces, and a terrorist named Ajmal Amir Kasab was caught alive and hanged on 21 November 2012.

Those skilled 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.