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26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

Eight years ago ten terrorists entered into the heart of Mumbai marching unafraid and causing unbearable mayhem. 26/11 Mumbai attacks left a scar on the heart of every Indian. The 2008 Mumbai (Bombay) attacks were a series of attacks that took place in November 2008, when 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, an Islamic militant organisation based in Pakistan, carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks lasting four days across Mumbai.It was on 21st November, 2008 that ten terrorists left Pakistan in boat, and headed towards India.The attacks, which drew widespread global condemnation, began on Wednesday, 26 November and lasted until Saturday, 29 November 2008, killing 164 people and wounding at least 308.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 November 2016, 07:32:04 AM
26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Taj Palace burning after the terrorists attack the five star hotel

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

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Eight years ago ten terrorists entered into the heart of Mumbai marching unafraid and causing unbearable mayhem. 26/11 Mumbai attacks left a scar on the heart of every Indian. The 2008 Mumbai (Bombay) attacks were a series of attacks that took place in November 2008, when 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, an Islamic militant organisation based in Pakistan, carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks lasting four days across Mumbai.

It was on 21st November, 2008 that ten terrorists left Pakistan in boat, and headed towards India.The attacks, which drew widespread global condemnation, began on Wednesday, 26 November and lasted until Saturday, 29 November 2008, killing 164 people and wounding at least 308.

Check out images here of 26/11 terrorist attack:

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

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Mumbai Under Terror Attack - Firing - Hostages and Guest coming out of Taj Hotel.

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

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The last of the terrorists were firing from this 1st Floor corner room in old wing of Taj Palace- Commandos used granade launcher to destroy the windows on friday evening.

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

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26/11 - Hostages and Guest coming out of Taj Hotel after firing and terror attack

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

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 Gunman walks outside the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station.

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors of Mumbai attacks

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Army soldiers take position during a gun battle at the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai.

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Commandos used grenade launcher to destroy the windows as the terrorists were firing from 1st floor corner room in old wing of Taj Palace.

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Mumbai under Terror Attack - Firing at Oberoi Hotel

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Armed gunmen are seen in the Chatrapathi Sivaji Terminal railway station in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008. Teams of gunmen stormed luxury hotels, a popular restaurant, hospitals and a crowded train station in coordinated attacks across India's financial capital, killing people, taking Westerners hostage and leaving parts of the city under siege Thursday, police said.

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Employees and guests of the Taj Mahal hotel, site of one of the shootouts with terrorists, are rescued by firefighters as fire engulfs the top floor on late November 26, 2008

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Firefighters try to douse a fire at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 27, 2008. Indian commandos freed hostages from Mumbai's Taj Mahal hotel on Thursday but battled on with gun-toting Islamist militants

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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A member of the anti-terrorist squad takes a position during an engagement with suspected militants at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, India, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Indian commandos are airdropped in Nariman House, where the armed militants are believed to be holed up in Mumbai November 28, 2008

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Two foreign nationals who were held hostage by gunmen for nearly twenty-four hours walk together following their release from the Trident Oberoi hotel in Mumbai on November 27, 2008

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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The attack on Mumbai shocked the world. For three days terrorists wreaked havoc over multiple venues in India’s commercial capital, leaving a trail of blood, death and destruction

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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Sharda Janardhan Chitikar, left, is consoled by a relative as she grieves the death of her two children in the terrorist attacks, while waiting for their bodies outside St. Georges Hospital in Mumbai on November 27, 2008.

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

26/11 Mumbai Attack Anniversary: Recalling horrors in Pics

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On November 26, 2008 Mumbai witnessed a highly detailed terror attack that left its mark on the city.