In remembrance of the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attack, many nations, including the US and Israel, asserted to stand with India and remain resolute in the fight against terrorism. Many Indian citizens and leaders spoke boldly against Pakistan sponsored terror. The precious human birth is to escape from the vicious cycle of birth and death and for infighting.
26/11 Mumbai Attack: Highlights
- November 26 marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai
- The nation remembers the 2008 heinous terror attacks in Mumbai
- The US stands with India, stays resolute in the battle against terrorism
- Israelis pay respects to victims, demand justice for them
- Ratan Tata shared a Taj Hotel painting in his post that said, “We remember.”
What Happened on 26/11 in Mumbai?
On November 26 in the year 2008, ten Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists conducted 12 organized shooting and bombing strikes, continuing for four days throughout Mumbai. In total, 166 persons were killed in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Besides, about 300 persons were injured in the attacks. Among the victims there were few foreign nationals, including six Americans, six Jews at the Chabad, and nine terrorists. One captured terrorist Kasab was hanged after a lengthy judicial case. The significant incidents took place at the Oberoi hotel, the Taj Hotel, the Leopold Cafe, the Nariman (Chabad) House, and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus train station.
The US Remains Resolute in the Fight Against Terrorism
On Wednesday, US State Department deputy spokesman Cale Brown said, “On the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, the US reaffirms its commitment to holding the perpetrators accountable and ensuring justice for the victims, including six Americans. Standing alongside our Indian partners, we remain resolute in the fight against terrorism.” On Wednesday, Indian Americans organized a ceremony near the US Capitol to express feelings towards the victims of the attacks.
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26/11 Mumbai attacks: Israelis Show Their Feelings to Victims and Ask for Justice
Israelis are organizing observances to express their respects to the victims. They insist on justice to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack’s victims by punishing the perpetrators of the bloodshed appropriately. On Wednesday, many Indian and Israeli students jointly showed their respects to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks victims in many Israeli cities like Jerusalem, Rehovot, and Tel Aviv. Some students organized such programs in Beersheva and Eilat on Thursday.
Ratan Tata Paid Tribute to the Martyrs
In his post in Mumbai, Industrialist Ratan Tata shared a painting of the Taj Hotel that said, “The wanton destruction that took place 12 years ago today will never be forgotten. But what is more memorable is the way Mumbai as a diverse people came together, casting aside all differences, to vanquish the terrorism and destruction on that day.”
Let Chief in Jail, Lashkar Plans Prayers for Slain Terrorists
Twelve years ago, 10 Lashkar-e-Tayiba terrorists carried out the Mumbai 26/11 attacks. Hafiz Saeed, the chief of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba, faces a ten-year jail term in link with a terror funding case. Saeed’s arrest took place on July 17, 2019, at around 50 Kilometres north of Lahore. Four court verdicts have gone against him with the seize of his properties and imposition of a fine of Rs 11,000. The Lashkar-e-Tayiba has planned a prayer ceremony at Sahiwal in Punjab, Pakistan, to memorialize the massacre of 10 terrorists.
Infighting Is Not the Purpose of Precious Human Birth
It is unnecessary to fight on issues related to this planet. Human birth will be fruitful if a person performs True Devotion of the Absolute Supreme God Kabir Saheb and ensures its place in the Eternal Abode.
It is possible by taking name initiation from an enlightened Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. Therefore, all human beings should learn the Eternal Knowledge by reading the Sacred Book “The Way of Living“ and listening to Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj’s Sermons on Satlok Ashram YouTube Channel.