New Delhi: 13 years ago, India was hit by a wave of terror that had never been witnessed before in the country's history. The city of Maya, which was usually in the spotlight, was mourning on this day after ten terrorists from Pakistan had thrown a blood bath to Mumbai, the country's economic hub. Ten terrorists from the Pakistan-based and sponsored Lashkar-e-Tayyaba reached Mayanagari by water on November 26, 2008, killing 166 people, including 18 security officers. Even now, everyone's spirit trembles as the country remember this occurrence. The martyrs and victims of the assault are remembered around the country today. "My deepest respects to the jawans and victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack," President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted. The country will always be grateful to the security forces for their valour and sacrifice in carrying out their duties.'
"On the 13th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack on November 26, we are remembering the innocent victims we have lost," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh remarked. My condolences to all those who perished in those attacks. Because of the 26/11 assaults, our security personnel have shown extraordinary bravery. I applaud his boldness and selflessness. S Jaishankar, the External Affairs Minister, tweeted a photo from the moment of the incident with the words "Never forget."
"I pay my sincere respects to those who lost their lives in the Mumbai 26/11 terror attacks and admire the heroism of all security forces who battled the terrorists firmly in the terrible attacks," Home Minister Amit Shah stated in a tweet. Your bravery will be admired throughout the country. Your sacrifice will always be remembered by a grateful country.'
My heartfelt tributes to the martyrs and homage to the victims of the 26/11 #MumbaiTerrorAttacks. The nation will always be grateful for the bravery and sacrifice of the security forces who laid down their lives in the line of duty.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) November 26, 2021