Mumbai to remember 26/11 victims Monday

Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) On the fourth anniversary of 26/11 Monday, Mumbai will pay tribute to those who were killed by 10 Lashar−e−Toiba terrorists in the country's financial capital.

The main commemorative function will be held at Mumbai Police Gymkhana at Chowpatty where a 26/11 memorial has been erected, an official said.

Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil and Minister of state for Home Satej Patil, Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh and others will pay floral tributes to the victims and martyrs at the memorial Monday morning.

Family members of security personnel who were killed, other victims of the terror attacks, some survivors and those who took part in the anti−terror operations are expected to attend the memorial function.

The sole surviving terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, who was nabbed Nov 26, 2008, was hanged in Pune's Yerawada Central Jail Nov 21.

Commemoration events will also be held at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel, Hotel Trident, Leopold Cafe and Nariman House, which were targeted by the terrorists who sneaked into Mumbai through the Arabian Sea and landed at Colaba.

The bloodbath that continued for 60 hours left 166 dead and 300 injured.


Updated Date: Nov 25, 2012 19:45 PM

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