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Podcast: 10 years after 26/11 terror attacks, are we any better prepared?

The ghastly attacks lasted for four days killing 166 people and injuring over 300.

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Ten years ago on this day, India's financial capital Mumbai faced the worst terror attack after 10 heavily armed terrorists sailed into the city. Twenty-Six Eleven, as these attacks are often referred to as, witnessed 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists coming to Mumbai via sea route from Pakistan and carrying out a series of coordinated shooting and bombing attacks across the city.. The ghastly attacks lasted for four days killing 166 people and injuring over 300.

After sailing to the city under the cover of darkness, the terrorists targeted major landmarks of Mumbai with first attack taking place at the crowded Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) railway station. Ajmal Amir Kasab and Ismail Khan carried out the attack at this station, killing as many as 58 people and injuring over 100. Kasab and Khan later entered to attack Cama Hospital

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First Published: Mon, November 26 2018. 12:34 IST
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