26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: US Asks Pakistan to Implement UNSC Sanctions Against LeT, Offers 5 Million Dollars As Reward for Info
2008 Terror Attacks in Mumbai (Photo Credits: PTI)

Washington, November 26: On the 10th anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack on Monday, the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Pakistan to take action against the culprits responsible for 2008 Mumbai terror attack. He further added that if anyone provides information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual who was involved in planning or facilitating 2008 Mumbai attack, will get a reward up to 5 million dollars under the Rewards for Justice (RFJ) Program. 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: 10 Years After Attack, People Left With Faded Memories of the Mayhem.

Describing the terror attack as a "barbarity", Pompeo called upon Pakistan and other nations to uphold their United Nations Security Council obligations to execute sanctions against those who are responsible for the atrocity, including Lashkar-e-Taiba and its affiliates.

“It is an affront to the families of the victims that, after ten years, those who planned the Mumbai attack have still not been convicted for their involvement,” Pompeo said in a statement. 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: India Remains Honour-bound to Defeating Terrorism, Says President Ram Nath Kovind.

"On behalf of the government of the United States of America & all Americans, I express my solidarity with the people of India & the city of Mumbai on the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attack," he said, reported ANI.

Pompeo further added, "The Department of State Rewards for Justice (RFJ) Program is offering a new reward for up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual who was involved in planning or facilitating 2008 Mumbai attack."

The 2008 Mumbai attacks took place in November 2008, when Lashkar-e-Taiba and its affiliates carried out a series of shooting and bombing attacks in Mumbai which lasted four days. In the terrorist attack, at least 165 people had lost their lives. Nine of the terrorist were killed by the security forces and Mumbai police while lone survivor Ajmal Kasab was captured and hanged on 21 November 2012 following the court's order.