Mumbai, India's financial capital witnessed an array of bombings on November 26, 2008 killing as many as 166 people. Heavily armed terrorists carried out attacks in the financial capital of the country upturning the government, system and making India question its security system. As we observe the 11th anniversary of the brutal attack, people have taken to social media paying tributes to the martyrs of the attack. Twitterati has taken to Twitter remembering about the horrific incident with the hashtags #MumbaiTerrorAttack and #MumbaiAttacks. 26/11 Mumbai Attacks: Recounting 60 Hours of Terror Which Shook India's Soul.
On November 26, 2008, a group of 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists reached the shores of Mumbai from Pakistan. They attacked the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM) railway station, Cama Hospital, Nariman House, Leopold Cafe, The Taj Mahal Palace, Oberoi-Trident hotel, blew up a taxi and other public places killing innocent people. The siege ended on November 28 following which commandos of the National Security Guards (NSG) secured the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
Check Out The Tweets Below:
Tributes to the innocent citizens & Railway staff who lost their lives in the gruesome 26/11 #MumbaiTerrorAttack and a big salute to the exemplary courage shown by all ‘Mumbaikars’ and the security forces in protecting our fellow citizens. pic.twitter.com/OMCHuDsN5H
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) November 26, 2019
Tributes to The Brave Minds:
Today is the 11th anniversary of 26/11 #MumbaiTerrorAttack
Remembering the heroes who gave up their lives in fighting the terrorists..
The civilian victims and the injured..
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) November 26, 2019
Homage to the Innocent Lives Lost:
Today marks the 11th Anniversary of the #MumbaiTerrorAttack. As we remember and honor the victims and stand side-by-side with the people of India, we must remain strong and united in the face of terrorism, and more determined than ever to defeat it. #2611Attack pic.twitter.com/0hwINq1LNo
— Ken Juster (@USAmbIndia) November 26, 2019
A Black Day For Mumbaikars!
A horrific day!! #MumbaiTerrorAttack is scar not only on minds of all #Mumbaikars but all innocent,peace loving people.Remembering the innocent lives lost,praying&hoping for a peaceful,terror free world.#Homage to the https://t.co/5QglHgSL0O fellow #Mumbaikar dread to remember
— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) November 26, 2019
— Madhu (@arian_earthling) November 26, 2019
Remembering the Heroes!
Remembering the heroes who sacrifice their life to protect us,
— Ravi Kishan (@ravikishann) November 26, 2019
Ajmal Amir Kasab and Ismail Khan carried out the attack at CST station, killing 58 people and injuring over 100. Kasab, was caught and was sentenced to death at Yerwada Central Jail in Pune in 2012. The Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) mastermind Hafiz Saeed, was believed to have planned the attacks.