26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: President Kovind pledges to eliminate terror, make India and world a safer place



NEW DELHI: "On this day we resolve to take on, defeat and eliminate terrorism in all forms," President Ram Nath Kovindsaid on Sunday as he mourned the loss of life on the ninth anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
The President took a pledge to eliminate terror and make India and the world a safer place.
Nine years ago, on November 26, 2008, Mumbai was victim to one of the worst terrorist attacks in Indian history. The perpetrators, ten members of the terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, terrorised the city for three days, leaving 166 people dead.

Up to 18 security personnel were martyred in the attack. Among them were Mumbai Anti-Terrorist squad chief Hemant Karkare, Army Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, Mumbai's Additional Police Commissioner Ashok Kamte, Senior Police Inspector Vijay Salaskar, and assistant sub-inspector Tukaram Gopal Omble.

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