The Straits Times
Published on Nov 26, 2012

Mumbai marks 2008 attacks, days after gunman hanged


MUMBAI (AFP) - Families of victims of the 2008 Mumbai attack laid wreaths at a memorial in south Mumbai on Monday to mark the fourth anniversary of the incident, less than a week after the only surviving gunman was executed.

Pakistani national Mohammed Ajmal Kasab was hanged in an Indian prison last Wednesday for his role in the three-day siege, which began on Nov 26, 2008 and left 166 people dead.

Relatives and government ministers attended a ceremony at a memorial to police officers who died during the attacks.

The targets included luxury hotels, a hospital, a busy train station and a Jewish centre, where candles were lit in remembrance on Monday.