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India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward

27 November 2018

Continued Pompeo: "We call upon all countries, particularly Pakistan, to uphold their UN Security Council obligations to implement sanctions against the terrorists responsible for this atrocity, including Lashkar-e-Taiba and its affiliates".

But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said those who planned the attack had not been convicted.

"On behalf of the government of the United States of America and all Americans, I express my solidarity with the people of India and the city of Mumbai on the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attack", he said.

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On November 26, 2008 (26/11) terrorists from Pakistan unleashed a wave of violence across Mumbai that lasted 3 days and played out on news channels around the world.

This is the third reward offer set out by the programme, said the State Department.

Ten heavily-armed terrorists, sneaked in through the Arabian Sea and attacked multiple locations within a small geographical area, killing 166 persons - including Indian security personnel and 26 foreign nationals - and left another 300 injured, besides inflicting huge damage to public and private properties. A statement from the program on Monday confirmed that the U.S. was "committed to working with our global partners to identify and bring to justice those responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attack". He called on Pakistan to implement sanctions against those responsible and said the USA was offering a new $5 million reward and was committed to seeing those responsible face justice. They targeted two luxury hotels, a Jewish center, a tourist restaurant and a crowded train station. Paying tribute to those who were killed during the dastardly attack, Mumbai Police tweeted a video thanking those who stood by and defended the city.

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In September 2016, the Indian Army announced that it attacked terrorists' camps along the Line of Control using ground forces and inflicted "significant casualties" on terrorists in retaliation of a deadly attack on a military base in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri in on September 18 that year. The date is marks a a decade of the infamous 26/11 attacks in Mumbai.

In November 2012, India hanged the lone surviving gunman from the attacks.

Six hostages - including a rabbi and his pregnant wife - were killed at the Nariman Chabad House.

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India marks 10 years since Mumbai attacks; US offers reward