Mumbai, November 26: The nation is paying tributes to the heroes of 26/11 Mumbai Attacks, who made the supreme sacrifice while fighting Pakistani terrorists. As many as 166 people were killed on November 26, 2008, when 10 heavily armed terrorists carried out the worst attack on Mumbai. On the 12th anniversary of the attacks, politician leaders, including Railways Minister Piyush Goyal and Congress leader Randeep Surjewala paid tributes to the Indian security personnel and all those people who lost their lives in the attack. 26/11 Mumbai Attacks: Remembering Heroes Who Made Supreme Sacrifice of Their Lives While Fighting Pakistani Terrorists When Mumbai Was Under Siege.

Terrorists targeted crowded and posh areas of the city, including Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), iconic Taj Hotel, Oberoi and Trident hotels. The terrorists even entered CAMA hospital. They held people inside Taj Hotel as hostages. On November 27, National Security Guards were called in. The attacks lasted for four days. India’s financial capital witnessed the series of Bombing and shooting at the famous places of the city. The operation ended on November 29. 26/11 Mumbai Attacks: Recounting 60 Hours of Terror Which Shook India's Soul.

Here Tweet by Indian Politicians:

Amit Shah: 

Piyush Goyal:

Randeep Singh Surjewala:

Nawab Malik:

Mumbai police lost brave officers, including Hemant Karkare, Ashok Kamte, Vijay Saleskar and Tukaram Omble. NSG Commandos – Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan and Havaldar Gajendra Singh also attained martyrdom while fighting with terrorists. In these gruesome attacks, nine terrorists were killed and the lone survivor, Ajmal Amir Kasab, was caught and was sentenced to death at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune in 2012.

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