Remembering 26/11

A Reuters photo shows police personal stands guard after shootings at VT Railway station in Mumbai on 26 November,2008

Just ten years ago on this day (November 26), terrorists launched co-ordinated attacks at several crowded locations across India’s financial capital, killing at least 130 people and over 300 people injured.At least seven locations in Mumbai, including a restaurant popular with tourists and a crowded V.T.station were targeted in the rifle and grenade attacks, which began around 10:30 p.m. local time.

From November 26-29: 183 people were killed,20 of them police and soldiers and 327 injured in India’s worst terror attack.Millitants attacked various parts of Mumbai,Taj Mahal palace hotel,Victoria Terminus,Leopold Cafe,Cama Hospital,Oberoi Trident hotel and Nariman house.

Similar attacks that shook the world :

At least 88 people had killed in bomb attacks in the Egyptian resort of Sharm al-Sheikh on 23 July,2005. Some 200 more were injured in the overnight blasts. The first, in the Old Market, was followed by two more in Naama Bay, where a hotel was badly hit.Most of the dead are Egyptians, but foreigners are among the victims too.

At least 41 people have been killed and about 100 injured in suicide bomb attacks in Morocco’s largest city, Casablanca.

The attacks on 16th May,2003 night targeted a Jewish community centre, a Spanish restaurant and social club, a hotel and the Belgian consulate.Five explosions occurred within 30 minutes of each other.  All the blasts were triggered by suicide bombers carrying explosives .The victims were mainly Moroccans.At least six Europeans – two Spaniards, two Italians and two French – were also killed.



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