USA urges Pakistan to sanction terrorists behind Mumbai attacks

USA urges Pakistan to sanction terrorists behind Mumbai attacks

The US President took to Twitter saying, "On the ten-year anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack, the US stands with the people of India in their quest for justice".

166 people were killed and 300 injured in the attacks carried out by ten Pakistani terrorists.

Indian politicians and officials routinely condemn Pakistan for not taking action against LeT leader Hafez Saeed who remains free even though he is designated a terrorist by the United Nations.

The secretary of state pointed out that the State Department's "Rewards for Justice"(RFJ) program continues to offer $5 million in reward money for information leading to the capture of the Mumbai masterminds.

The US department on Monday said that it is committed to working with its worldwide partners to identify and punish those who were responsible for the 26/11 attacks.

"Our solidarity with the bereaved families.A grateful nation bows to our courageous police and security forces who valiantly fought the terrorists during the Mumbai attacks", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter.

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Pompeo further asserted that the U.S. will call upon Pakistan, to uphold its UN Security Council obligation to implement sanctions against the terrorists responsible for this atrocity.

In this photo from October 19, 2017, supporters of Hafiz Saeed, center, shower him with rose petals as he arrives to a court in Lahore, Pakistan.

India on Monday marked the tenth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks with ceremonies at sites across the city that became battlegrounds in the wave of violence that killed scores and dealt a critical blow to relations with neighboring Pakistan. So we must all work together to end the scourge of terrorism.

It has been 10 years since the horrific 26/11 Mumbai terror attack took place whose dark memories are still freshly remember till day. "There can be no justification for acts of terror and the United Kingdom continues to stand in solidarity with India in the fight against terrorism". "Today we remember the victims and stand with India in the fight to end violent Islamist extremism", Congressman Ted Yoho said in a tweet.

The fifth floor served as the erstwhile residence of the slain rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife Rivka and their toddler son Moshe, who was barely two and saved by his Indian nanny Sandra Samuel, from the terrorists' indiscriminate firing that night.

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