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'US stands with India', tweets Donald Trump as country remembers Mumbai 26/11

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In the barbaric attack unleashed on November 26, 2008 by 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) suicide attackers from from Pakistan, 166 people, six of whom were US nationals, were killed.

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Washington Updated on: November 27, 2018 9:22 IST
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In the barbaric attack unleashed on November 26, 2008 by 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) suicide attackers from from Pakistan, 166 people, six of whom were US nationals, were killed. (File Photo)

Asserting that terrorists would never be allowed to succeed in their nefarious aims, US President Donald Trump, on the 10th anniversary of Mumbai terror attack,  has said that his country stands with the people of India. 

"On the ten-year anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack, the US stands with the people of India in their quest for justice," Trump tweeted. 

"The attack killed 166 innocents, including six Americans. We will never let terrorists win, or even come close to winning!" he added.

In the barbaric attack unleashed on November 26, 2008 by 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) suicide attackers from from Pakistan, 166 people, six of whom were US nationals, were killed.

A day earlier, the US announced to offer up to USD5 million for information leading to the arrest and conviction to anyone who committed or assisted the horrific terror attack. 

At a solemn event "in memory of the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks" at the Indian Embassy in Washington, a top American counterterrorism official called on Pakistan to bring LeT operatives and other terrorists to justice. 

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"We call upon all countries, particularly Pakistan, to do their parts in bringing the perpetrators to justice. All countries must uphold their international obligations to take action against this UN sanctioned terrorist group and its leaders," said Nathan Sales, State Department’s coordinator for counterterrorism in his brief remark.

 

(With inputs from PTI)

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