United States announces $5 million reward for information on 26/11 attackers

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Cricket icon, Sachin Tendulkar also paid tribute to victims of the bad Mumbai terror attacks that took place a decade ago, saying "we shall stand united and tall against terror".

In the barbaric attack unleashed on November 26, 2008 by 10 LeT fedayeen from Pakistan, 166 people, six of whom were United States nationals, were killed.

Pompeo further asserted that the USA will call upon Pakistan, to uphold its UN Security Council obligation to implement sanctions against the terrorists responsible for this atrocity. The barbarity of 26/11 shocked the entire world.

Mumbai's police remembered more than a dozen officers killed in the operation against the militants while relatives of the victims laid wreaths at a police memorial honouring the dead.

They hit several targets in a series of coordinated attacks, including posh hotels, the city's main railway station, a restaurant popular with tourists and a Jewish center.

The Pakistani gunmen who waged the attack were killed or captured.

Indian officials accused Pakistan's intelligence agency of working with the militant group to mastermind the attack - an allegation Islamabad denied.

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The Tower Hotel and Taj Mahal Palace will hold a private service to remember the 31 people who died there.

Indian security forces only retook control of the hotel on the morning of November 29.

India and rest of the globe today are marking the anniversary of the horrendous and one of the deadliest 26/11 terror attacks that happened in Mumbai a decade ago in the year 2008.

Six Americans were among the Mumbai victims and the US State Department announced a $5 million prize for the capture of the remaining planners of the attacks. Six people were killed during the siege at Nariman House, including Rabbi Gavriel Holzberg and his wife Rivka, who was six months pregnant at the time.

The US already has a $10 million bounty offered for Saeed and $2 million for Hafiz Abdul Rahman Makki, another senior group leader.

State Department's Rewards for Justice (RFJ) programme on Monday said it is offering a reward of up to Dollars 5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of any individual who committed, conspired to commit, or aided or abetted the execution of the 2008 Mumbai attack.

In November 2012, India hanged the lone surviving gunman from the attacks.

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