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'Baby Moshe' who lost his parents in 26/11 attacks arrives in Mumbai

Moshe Holtzberg's parents had moved to Mumbai seven years before the attack to work at the Chabad House.

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

Narendra Modi, Israel, Moshe Holtzberg
Prime Minister Narendra with Moshe Holtzberg, one of the survivors of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. (Photo: PTI)

Moshe Holtzberg, who lost his parents during the terror attacks in 2008, arrived in on Tuesday.

Moshe is all set to return to Nariman House- his home and one of the sites that terrorists chose for bloodbath.

Addressing the media here earlier, Rabbi Kozlovsky, at had said that Moshe will be accompanying on January 18 for the inauguration of a memorial project dedicated to those killed in the 26/11 carnage.

Kozlovsky noted, "We are very excited about this upcoming visit of with We are heartened to see him here again in the Nariman House, the very place where his life was miraculously saved by his nanny, Netanyahu will be coming here on January 18 to unveil the memorial project which will be dedicated to remember and commemorate all the victims of 26/11 attack".

Moshe was only two when terrorists killed his parents at Mumbai's Jewish house. Then 'Baby Moshe' became a face of the innocent victims of ruthless terrorism.

His parents had moved to seven years before the attack to work at the House. After the attack, Moshe's maternal grandparents took him to Afula, a city in Israel for his safety and comfort.

He added that a part of the memorial will have a special area designed to remember the parents of

"We are very excited about this programme. This visit for Moshe is very emotional and sensitive as he lost his parents here. We will need the cooperation of the media and we will provide a press release at the end", he continued.

Earlier on Sunday, Prime Minister received his Israeli counterpart at the airport in

The Israeli premier, who is on a six-day visit to India, is accompanied by his wife and a 130-member delegation from various sectors, including cyber, agriculture and defence.

First Published: Tue, January 16 2018. 11:17 IST