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As 10 Years Of 26/11 Mumbai Attack Completes, US Offers $5 Million Reward For Info On Culprits

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| November 26 , 2018 , 12:52 IST

On the tenth anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the United States announced a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of any individual under its State Department’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) Program on Monday.

Information about the individuals who committed, conspired, aided or abetted the 2008 Mumbai attacks. 

26/11 attacks were organized by Lashkar-e-taiba. On 26 November 2008, 10 terrorists sailed in Mumbai through Karachi and carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks that lasted for four days across Mumbai. Around, 166 people were killed and over 300 were severely injured in these attacks.

Eight of the attacks occurred in South Mumbai: at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Oberoi Trident, the Taj Palace & Tower, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, the Nariman House Jewish community centre, the Metro Cinema, and in a lane behind the Times of India building and St. Xavier's College.

By the early morning of November 28, 2008, all sites except for the Taj Hotel had been secured by the Mumbai Police Department and security forces.

In taj hotel, the terrorists held innocent hostages as their defence against the security forces. The next day, India's National Security Guards (NSG) conducted 'Operation Black Tornado' to flush out the remaining attackers.

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On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai attacks, various leaders remembered the fight against the terror and gave tributes to people who lost their lives in these attacks. They took to their Twitter accounts to share their feelings.