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26/11 survivor Moshe to visit Chabad House in Mumbai nxt week

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Eleven-year-old will visit the House in next week, where his parents were killed in the 26/11 terror attacks, and attend a ceremony there with Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's to said today.

Moshe was two-year-old when his parents, Rabbi and Rivka Holtzberg, who were serving as Directors at House, were killed along with six others when the place was attacked by Pakistani terrorists during the November 2008 attacks.

The attack on House and other locations like the left 166 people dead.

Moshe was rescued by his nanny and he later moved to Israel, where he stays with his grandparents.

Modi, during his visit to in July last year, had invited Moshe to

"He (Moshe) will be accompanying the (Netanyahu) and there will be a ceremony in Chabad House in Mumbai. There might be other elements of participation of Moshe who has gone through a terrible tragedy and his coming here," Carmon said.

There could be a few more elements to Moshe's visit, Carmon added but did not elaborate on it further.

The Israeli noted that the 26/11 terror attack was a terrible attack not only against India, but also against and Israelis.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 18:45 IST