26/11 Attack on Taj Hotel

26/11 attack in Mumbai was the attack for the whole nation because the city of Mumbai is the financial capital of India. It is also home of many sectors, such as Bollywood, large companies headquarters, and many others. It was a shocking attack by terrorists on the land of India.

In this article, we have compiled a list of facts which you didn’t know about 26/11 attack in Mumbai.

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About 26/11 Attack in Mumbai

1. Number of People Killed and Injured

The terrorists killed almost 164 people and injured more than 600 people.

2. Railway Police Filed Case

To your surprise, Railway Police filed a case against Ajmal Kasab for entering CST railway station without ticket. It is one of the funny facts about 26/11 attack in Mumbai.

Ajmal Kasab
Ajmal Kasab

3. Attacked tourist attractions of Mumbai

All these terrorists want to spread terror in the city and hence they attacked popular tourist attractions in Mumbai, such as the Taj Mahal Hotel, Leopold’s Cafe/Restaurant, and Oberoi Hotel.

Burning Hotel Trident on 26/11
Burning Hotel Trident on 26/11

4. Chopper dropped @ wrong building

During the operation of Nariman House, a chopper’s pilot mistaken the building and dropped the commandos in the wrong building instead of Nariman House.

Nariman House Mumbai
Nariman House Mumbai

5. Ajmal Amir Kasab and Abu Dera Ismail Khan killed 22 Muslims

Ajmal Amir Kasab and Abu Dera Ismail Khan killed about 58 people at CST including 22 Muslims, and injured more than 104 in just 15 minutes.

CST Station 26/11
CST Station 26/11

6. Attacked several places of Mumbai

It was a planned attack and they have targeted many places, Leopold’s Cafe, The Nariman House, Jewish Community Centre, The Taj Mahal Hotel and Tower, CST, The Oberoi Trident, The Metro Cinema, Cama Hospital and a few others.

7. All terrorists killed except one

According to the media reports, there were 10 terrorists who entered in the city through sea and out of 10, 9 terrorists were killed. Mumbai Police and NSG Commandos arrested one terrorist named Mohammad Ajmal Aamir Kasab. He was hanged till death.

8. It was planned attack

According to the media reports, 26/11 attack in Mumbai was a planned attack by Pakistan’s terrorist organization, Lashkar-e-Taiba.

9. Taken drugs

To stay awake for long hours, these all terrorists had taken cocaine and LSD during the attacks to sustain their energy.

10. US suspect of ISI involvement

US officials believed that the Inter-Services Intelligence (I.S.I.) officers provided support to Lashkar-e-Taiba militants who carried out the attacks.

To know more about Mumbai, read this article.

Article Title: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About 26/11 Attack in Mumbai
Article last re-published on February 15, 2017.

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