Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed gratitude to security personnel on the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 attack, and said that India cannot forget the “wounds of the Mumbai terror attacks” further also highlighted that the country will come up with new policies Is fighting terrorism.
“On this day in 2008, Mumbai was attacked by Pakistan’s terrorists. Many people including foreign nationals, policemen were killed. I pay tribute to them. India cannot forget the wounds of the Mumbai terror attacks. Today India is fighting terrorism with new policies. I also bow down to our security personnel averting attacks like Mumbai and giving a befitting reply to terrorism,” the Prime Minister said while addressing the All India Presiding Officers Conference here, via video conferencing.
The fierce attack that began on 26 November 2008 lasted for four days, killing 166 people and injuring 300 people.
Twenty-six eleven, as these attacks are often referred to, witnessed 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba arriving in Mumbai by sea from Pakistan and carried out a series of coordinated shootings and bombing attacks across the city.