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India Executes Mumbai Attack Gunman

Posted November 21st, 2012 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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India has executed the lone surviving gunman from a group of militants who killed 166 people in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Mohammed Ajmal Kasab was hanged Wednesday at a prison in Pune, near Mumbai. The home minister in Maharashtra state, where Mumbai is located, said Wednesday that the execution is a tribute to those who […]

India Executes Mumbai Attack Gunman

Posted November 21st, 2012 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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India has executed the lone surviving gunman from a group of militants who killed 166 people in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Mohammed Ajmal Kasab was hanged Wednesday at a prison in Pune, near Mumbai. The home minister in Maharashtra state, where Mumbai is located, said Wednesday that the execution is a tribute to those who […]

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Indian Ministry: President Should Reject Mumbai Gunman Plea

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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India’s Home Ministry has recommended the president reject a clemency plea filed by the only surviving gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people. The gunman, Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, is making his case to President Pranab Mukherjee after the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence in August. A home ministry spokesman told reporters […]

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India Upholds Death Sentence for Mumbai Gunman

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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India’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for the lone surviving gunman among a group of militants who killed 166 people in the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The ruling Wednesday leaves Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, a Pakistani national, with a final option to appeal to India’s president for clemency. A Mumbai court convicted Kasab in 2010 […]

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Pakistani Court Rejects Mumbai Attack Report

Posted July 17th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A Pakistani court has rejected the findings of a commission that traveled to India to investigate the 2008 terrorist attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai. India had allowed an eight-member group made up of Pakistani prosecutors and defense attorneys to visit and gather information related to the cases of seven Pakistanis currently on trial […]

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India Says Pakistan Involved in 2008 Mumbai Attacks

Posted June 29th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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India has again said that the 2008 Mumbai attacks could not have been carried out without “state support,” accusing longtime rival Pakistan of helping to coordinate the siege on India’s financial hub. Indian authorities arrested Indian-born Sayed Zabiuddin, who goes by Abu Hamza and Abu Jindal, on June 21 on suspicion of helping plan the […]

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India: Mumbai Attack Suspect Confirms ‘State Support’

Posted June 27th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say a man arrested last week on suspicion of helping plan the 2008 Mumbai attacks has confirmed there was “state support” in the deadly assault. While he did not name any country, India’s Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram told reporters Wednesday that the interrogation of Indian-born Sayed Zabiuddin, who goes by the name Abu […]

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Mumbai Attack Suspect Arrested in India

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say police have arrested a suspect involved in coordinating the 2008 terrorist attacks on the city of Mumbai that killed 166 people. Authorities say Indian-born Sayed Zabiuddin, who goes by the name Abu Hamza, was detained on June 21 after he arrived in India from the Middle East. Hamza is an alleged member […]

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Mumbai Attack Suspect Arrested in India

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Indian police have reportedly arrested a suspect in the 2008 terrorist attacks on Mumbai. The Press Trust of India says police have detained Sayed Zabiuddin, an alleged member of Lashkar-e-Taiba, the militant group India blames for the attacks. The news organization says police tracked Zabiuddin for three years, arresting him last week when he arrived […]

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India’s Supreme Court Adjourns Mumbai Gunman Appeal

Posted January 31st, 2012 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s Supreme Court has adjourned an appeal hearing against the death sentence for the lone surviving gunman in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. News reports said Tuesday that the hearing in Ajmal Kasab’s appeal was postponed after one of the two Supreme Court judges due to hear the case was unavailable. The court did […]

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