Perspective - 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: Lessons Learnt

In this episode of the Perspective Prog. based on 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: Lessons Learnt. It has been 13 years since 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists supported and launched by Pakistan, perpetrated dastardly attacks on Mumbai. 166 persons including 18 police and security force personnel and 26 foreign nationals were killed and 308 persons were injured in the mayhem that lasted for four days. A series of terrorist attacks involving indiscriminate firing, throwing of grenades and bomb blasts at 13 locations, including Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Leopold Café, Taj Hotel, Oberoi-Trident Hotel and Nariman House took place in Mumbai between 26 and 29 November 2008. In the aftermath of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks several vulnerabilities of coastal security came to the fore and the Government has taken a number of measures to strengthen coastal, offshore and maritime security in the past few years. So what were the reasons behind the 26/11 attack and how have we tackled these challenges so far. In today’s we will discuss and analyse all the lessons learnt from this terror attack.

1. M. N. Singh, Former Police Commissioner, Mumbai
2. Karambir Singh Kang, Area Director, USA, Taj Group
3. Aditi Phadnis, Senior Journalist

Anchor: Vishal Dahiya

Producer: Amit Srivastav, Sagheer Ahmad

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