Nepal’s National Unity Campaign Hosts Bike Rally Against Pakistan for 11/26 Bombings

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On the 13th anniversary of the 11/26 terrorist attack in Mumbai, a motorcycle rally was organized in Janakpurdham, Nepal, against Pakistan for its support for terrorism. Under the leadership of the National Unity Campaign, young people organized a motorcycle rally and held posters with various messages accusing Pakistan of supporting terrorism to mark the terrorist attack in Mumbai. Motorcyclists left the local station and traveled via Yali Bhanu Chowk, Shiva Chowk and Janak Chowk before arriving at Janaki temple, ANI reported.

India celebrated the 13th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack on Friday, which left 174 people dead, including 20 security guards and 26 foreign nationals, and injured more than 300 others. Earlier today, even as the Foreign Ministry summoned a high-level Pakistani diplomat to demand a swift trial of those responsible for the carnage in the country’s financial hub, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated that India cannot not to forget the wounds of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai in 2008. The attacks of 11/26 left deep scars in India, Prime Minister Modi said in a brief video posted on Twitter by the Foreign Ministry. “Now today’s India is fighting terrorism with a new policy and new methods. I pay tribute to all who died in the Bombay bombings. Many courageous police officers were martyred in this attack. I also pay tribute to them, “he added. .

The attacks of 26/11

On November 26, 2011, 10 terrorists from Lashkar-e-Taiba arrived in Mumbai by boat from Pakistan and carried out a series of synchronized fire and bombing operations around the city. The attackers targeted important landmarks in Mumbai after navigating the city under cover of darkness, with the first attack taking place at the crowded Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) railway station. The attack on this station was carried out by Ajmal Amir Kasab and Ismail Khan, who killed 58 people and injured more than 100 others. Kasab and Khan later entered to attack Cama Medical. They killed six policemen, including Hemant Karkare of the town’s anti-terrorism squad, in an ambush after leaving the hospital.

The second location of the attack was the commercial and residential complex of Nariman House, where a rabbi, his wife and six others, including five Israeli nationals, were slaughtered by the terrorists who had taken them hostage in the first place. Moshe, the two-year-old child of the rabbi couple, survived the attack. Then “Baby Moshe” became the face of the innocent victims of brutal terrorism. Café Léopold was the third target on November 26, followed by the Taj Mahal Hotel and Tower. Four terrorists led the attack at the cafe before storming the famous Taj Hotel, where they killed up to 31 people during a three-day siege. The Oberoi-Trident Hotel was also attacked on November 26, with another group of two terrorists entering almost the same time the other four entered the Taj.

The siege of the Oberoi-Trident Hotel finally came to an end on the evening of November 28, with up to 30 people killed in the horrific attack. The attack and seizure ended on November 29, 2008, when NSG secured the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. More than 160 people had been killed and hundreds were injured as the NSG commandos shot down the remaining terrorists who had entrenched themselves in the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in south Mumbai. After the attack, it was discovered that 10 terrorists had traveled to Mumbai from the coastal city of Karachi in Pakistan.

(With contributions from agencies)

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