India’s financial capital Mumbai witnessed a terrorist attack on 26 November 2008, which is considered one of the deadliest terror attacks in the country’s history. At least 174 people were killed, including 9 terrorists, while over 300 were injured.
To commemorate the murder of over 165 people, including police personnel who lost their lives in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, members of the Indian-American diaspora community took to streets in the US, protesting outside the Pakistan consulate and on Times Square in New York against Pakistan’s role in the deadly attack.
On the 12th anniversary of the attack, protesters called for an end to state-sponsored terrorism by Pakistan.
Videos of the protests show demonstrators carrying banners reading ‘Stop Pak Terrorism’ and ‘We Demand Justice’. The protesters also rolled out a mobile banner outside the two protest sites. They could be seen holding the flags of India and the USA.
Speaking to the Indian News Agency ANI, a protester said that they are holding a peaceful protest outside the Pakistani consulate.
“None of the culprits are being punished by law. In Pakistan, these terrorists are still hiding. We want to draw the attention of the Biden administration to take appropriate action against the terrorism around the world,” the unnamed protestor said.
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