new Delhi: The terrorist attack on Mumbai on 26 November 2008 shook the entire nation. Today it has been a full 12 years for that incident. This attack was carried out by about 10 terrorists, in which about 166 people died and hundreds were injured. Ajmal Kasab was one of the 10 terrorists who attacked Mumbai, who was caught alive and hanged in Yerwada jail in Pune on 21 November 2011.
Virat Kohli has paid tribute to the policemen and soldiers who have put their lives to avert this calamity in the country.
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Virat Kohli has saluted the martyrdom of the soldiers who were martyred in the 26/11 attack and tweeted, ‘Innocent people who lost their lives in the 26/11 attacks and those brave soldiers who saved the lives of many people Time to remember You will always remember us and will always be in our hearts.
Remembering the innocent lives we lost and our bravehearts who saved many during the 26/11 attacks. You will always be remembered and will forever be in our hearts.
– Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 26, 2020
Paying tribute to Sachin Tendulkar, he wrote, ‘The wounds may have been filled, but the scar is still left. Those who went and the sacrifices made. It will always remind us that with the power of human soul one can overcome such calamity.
Today, remembering all our soldiers who were martyred.
The wounds may have healed, but the scars remain. Of the lives lost and the sacrifices made. These shall always be a reminder of the strength of human spirit to overcome any act of adversity.
Remembering our our martyrs on this day.#MumbaiTerrorAttack
– Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 26, 2020
Not only this, former opener Virender Sehwag also paid tribute to those martyrs. Sehwag shared the photo of Shaheed Tukaram Omble with his post and wrote – It has been 12 years on this sad day. He is one of the great sons of our country – Shaheed Tukaram Omble. The words, award, justice are small in front of the courage, intelligence and selflessness on this day. Very proud of such a person ‘.
12 years since the sad day. He is of the greatest son of our soil- Shaheed Tukaram Omble. The courage, the presence of mind and the selflessness demonstrated by him on that day- no words, no awards can do justice. Garv hai bahut aise mahaan insaan par #MumbaiTerrorAttack pic.twitter.com/zb8cI8xchA
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 26, 2020