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India, Israel stand shoulder to shoulder in fight against terrorism: President Rivlin

Updated: Nov 21, 2016 22:35 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov. 21 (ANI): Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday paid homage to the victims of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks at a memorial meeting held at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel here.

"India and Israel stand shoulder to shoulder in this fight. This is our duty to the memory of the victims and will be the legacy we leave for future generation. Let's remember them and never forget we will fight terror because this is a must for all the free world," said Rivlin ahead of eighth anniversary of the attacks.

On November 26, 2008, a group of 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists attacked several landmarks in the Indian financial capital, killing 166 people, including some Israelis, and injuring scores.

The terrorists attacked places like Taj Hotel, Trident Hotel, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Leopold Cafe and Nariman House - a Jewish community center among others.

Later in the day, President Rivlin paid tribute to the victims at Nariman House.

Rivlin arrived in New Delhi on November 14 as part of his seven-day visit to India aimed at improving bilateral relations between the two countries.

Rivilin is the first Israeli president to travel to India since Ezer Weizman, who had visited New Delhi in 1996 to negotiate one of the first defense deals between the two countries. (ANI)

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Updated: Mar 23, 2017 16:21 IST

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