26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: Promises Not KeptBy Tias, Gaea News Network
Friday, November 26, 2010
NEW DELHI, INDIA (GaeaTimes.com)- Home Minister P Chidambaram said in a statement today that Pakistan had failed to keep its promise to bring to justice the masterminds of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. The Home Minister also said that he hoped that Pakistan will understand its responsibility as a nation and take action against those found guilty of the attacks in 2008.
P Chidambaram’s statement reflect the emotions of those who lost their family members in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. He added that India has also learnt a lesson from Pakistan of trusting its neighbors and also being on guard at the same time. P Chidambaram also spoke about the promises that Islamabad made after the attacks. He said that Pakistan had promised to arrest all the 7 people who were named by the Indian intelligence as being directly linked to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. The Home Minister also said that there was a need to upgrade the shoes, training weapons, housing facility, etc of the police forces. P Chidambaram also lauded the efforts of Tukaram Ombale, the police personnel inspector who was killed during the capture of Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. He explained that without Ajmal Kasab, the link of the 26/11 attacks would not be found.
Defense Minister AK Anthony also spoke to the media on the 2nd anniversary of the horrifying 26/11 Mumbai terror attack. He said the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack was grim reminder of the volatile and perilous state of the country’s neighborhood. He also said that his thoughts went out to those who lost their loved ones during the attacks.
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