Israel President, Maharashtra Governor to pay respects to Mumbai terror attack victims

Mumbai terror attack: Nine terrorists were killed while the lone survivor Ajmal Kasab was captured and later executed.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:November 20, 2016 7:50 pm

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Israel President Reuven Rivlin and Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao will pay respects to the victims of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, at a memorial meeting in Taj Mahal Hotel in south Mumbai tomorrow.

The memorial meeting has been organised by the Government of Israel, an official from the Governor’s office said. Ambassador of Israel to India Daniel Carmon and Consulate General of Israel in Mumbai David Akov will also attend the meeting, he said.

The Governor will also call on the Israel President separately at the ‘Imperial Room’ adjacent to the memorial lobby (where respects will be paid to the victims of 26/11 terrorist attack) in Taj Mahal Hotel after the meeting, the official said.

166 people were killed in the attacks carried out by 10 LeT terrorists from Pakistan. Nine terrorists were killed while the lone survivor Ajmal Kasab was captured and later executed.