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2008 Mumbai terrorists’ trainer arrested
Zabi Ansari taught the Hindi language to the 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET), the group responsible for the attacks of November 26, 2008. Intelligence agencies were on his trail for three years. 166 people died in the attacks.
Mumbai terrorist Kasav gets the death penalty
Court reiterates link with terror organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba and elements of Pakistani security. Controversy still surrounds the acquittal of two Indian nationals involved.
India remembers the victims of the Mumbai attacks of 26 November 2008
The military carries out a “Protection March” through the streets of the city. A survivor of the Taj Mahal Hotel attack says, “Sadness clouds any feeling of anger or vengeance.” The tragedy taught him “that human life is precious and we treasure it, respect and appreciate everyone, friend, colleague or relative.”
10/12/2008 INDIA – PAKISTAN
Mumbai terrorists all Pakistani, Indian Muslims condemn them
Indian police identify attackers as tensions with Islamabad remain high. Pakistan does not make public charges against extremists it arrested. Mumbai Muslims condemn the attacks, refuse to bury attackers.
15/01/2009 PAKISTAN – INDIA
Mumbai massacre: diplomatic war between India and Pakistan
Islambad describes New Delhi’s dossier on Mumbai attack as information, not concrete evidence. Indian army chief says war is a last resort. Pakistan arrests 124 suspects and closes down five Lashkar-e-Taiba training camps.
02/12/2008 INDIA – PAKISTAN
India wants Pakistan to extradite suspected terrorists
New Delhi calls on Pakistan to hand over Lashkar-e-Taiba leader Hafiz Mohammad Saeed and 20 others tied to local terrorism. It rules military action against Pakistan but is not forthcoming with what it intends to do in response to the Mumbai attack. Islamabad proposes a joint commission of inquiry.
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