Indian cricket fraternity paid tributes to the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara were among cricketers to salute the policemen who lost their lives in Mumbai Terror Attack in 2008 to save others. They also paid tributes to the victims who lost their lives during the brutal attack on Mumbai city. On November 26, 2008, 10 Pakistani terrorists attacked Mumbai and killed 166 people. Over 300 were injured in the brutal attacks. 26/11 Mumbai Attacks: Recounting 60 Hours of Terror Which Shook India's Soul.
November 26, 2019 is the 11th anniversary of the lethal attack, which took place from November 26 to 29, 2008. “#MumbaiTerrorAttack, #MumbaiAttacks, #2611attack became some trending topics on Twitter on Tuesday. People all over the country paid tributes to the victims and the brave soldiers who lost their lives. 26/11 Mumbai Attacks: Twitterati Pays Homage to Martyrs of Terror Attack That Shook India's Financial Capital.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli remembered the deadly incident during which innocent civilians were killed. “Remembering the bravehearts and the innocent civilians who lost their lives during the 26/11 attacks. Gone but never forgotten”, he wrote on Twitter.
Salute the Soldiers!
Remembering the bravehearts and the innocent civilians who lost their lives during the 26/11 attacks. Gone but never forgotten. 🙏🇮🇳
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 26, 2019
“Remembering our brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our safety. Saluting the heroes of our nation on this day”, Shikhar Dhawan posted on the microblogging platform.
Remembering Brave Soldiers
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) November 26, 2019
Suresh Raina shared photos of all the late brave men on his Twitter profile and tweeted, “26/11 took innocent lives as it gave birth to unsung heroes and martyrs who continue to inspire us with their valour. My salute to those who gave up their lives to protect us. We will always remember you fondly”.
26/11 took innocent lives as it gave birth to unsung heroes and martyrs who continue to inspire us with their valour. My salute to those who gave up their lives to protect us. We will always remember you fondly. #MumbaiTerrorAttack pic.twitter.com/i5EN7Q4fdx
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) November 26, 2019
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag retweeted a photo of late Tukaram Omble, a policeman who lost his life in the attacks. India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara made a silent prayer for those who lost their lives saying "A silent prayer for those who lost their lives untimely on 26/11 #MumbaiTerrorAttack and the brave heroes who sacrificed their life to protect us". Have a look at their tweets.
Sehwag Remembers Deadly Attack!
One of the many heroes of 26/11 and of the greatest son of our soil- Shaheed Tukaram Omble. What he did is beyond words- the courage, the presence of mind and the selflessness demonstrated at that time- no words, no awards can do justice. Garv hai bahut aise mahaan insaan par 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/J2NG7SxOjb
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 26, 2018
A silent prayer for those who lost their lives untimely on 26/11 #MumbaiTerrorAttack and the brave heroes who sacrificed their life to protect us. 🙏
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) November 26, 2019
All the 10 Pakistani terrorists, who carried weapons like AK-47, RDX, IEDs and grenades to attack the financial capital of India, were killed by the National Security Guards (NSG). Ajmal Amir Kasab was caught alive by Army and sentenced to death. He was prisoned in Yerwada Central Jail in Pune and hanged to death in 2012.
Hafiz Saeed, the chief of Pakistan-based terror organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (Jama'at-ud-Da'wah) was the mastermind behind the attack. This was revealed in further investigations. Operation Black Tornado was launched by Indian Army to neutralise the terrorists.