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The Mumbai terror attacks can be categorized as a series of attacks which occured in November 2008, when 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, a militant organisation based in Pakistan, carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks lasting four days across Mumbai. The attacks which began on 26 November, carried on till 29 November, 2008. The main culprit of the attacks, Ajmal Kasab was captured and executed after the trial. Many prominent places in the city such as Taj Mahal Hotel, Oberoi Trident, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, the Nariman House Jewish community center, etc. were attacked and huge casualties were reported. Widespread global condemnation occured after the attacks and Indian armed forces and Mumbai police played a heroic role in saving many hostages and neutralizing the terrorists.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 November 2016, 10:49:15 PM
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus witnessed a huge massacre during 26/11 attacks

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus witnessed a huge massacre during 26/11 attacks

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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) was attacked by three gunmen. The police was able to capture Ajmal Kasab, alive who was later put on trial and executed. The attacks took the lives of 58 people and injured 104.

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel was attacked during dreaded terror attacks on Mumbai

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel was attacked during dreaded terror attacks on Mumbai

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The Mumbai terror attacks can be categorized as a series of attacks which occured in November 2008, when 10 members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, a militant organisation based in Pakistan, carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks lasting four days across Mumbai.

The attacks which began on 26 November, carried on till 29 November, 2008. The main culprit of the attacks, Ajmal Kasab was captured and executed after the trial. 

Many prominent places in the city such as Taj Mahal Hotel, Oberoi Trident, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, the Nariman House Jewish community center, etc. were attacked and huge casualties were reported. 

Widespread global condemnation occured after the attacks and Indian armed forces and Mumbai police played a heroic role in saving many hostages and neutralizing the terrorists.

Oberoi Trident Hotel - Then and Now

Oberoi Trident Hotel - Then and Now

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Oberoi Trident Hotel also faced the brunt of the attacks as many people were held hostage here too. After a massive fight with terrorists, Indian forces were able to evacuate the area and save some people.

Nariman house Jewish center in Mumbai was one of the worst affected places of 26/11 attacks

Nariman house Jewish center in Mumbai was one of the worst affected places of 26/11 attacks

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Nariman House, Jewish comunity centre in Mumbai was taken over by two attackers and several residents were held hostage. After a long fight with NSG commandos and death of some hostages, the area was evacuated.

Popular restaurant Leopold Cafe was heavily targeted during 26/11 attacks

Popular restaurant Leopold Cafe was heavily targeted during 26/11 attacks

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The Leopold Cafe, a popular restaurant and bar on Colaba Causeway in South Mumbai, was one of the first sites to be attacked. Two attackers opened fire on the cafe on the evening of 26 November, killing at least 10 people, (including some foreigners), and injuring many more.

Cama Hospital, Mumbai attacked by terrorists during 26/11

Cama Hospital, Mumbai attacked by terrorists during 26/11

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Cama Hospital Mumbai also came under attack by the terrorists. The brutality of the attackers can be understood by the fact that even patients and doctors weren't spared during the city's seize.