• Meaning Of Terrorism• Terrorists• Cause Of Terrorism• Hiroshima & Nagasaki Attack (1945)• Punjab Terrorism (1980s – 1990s)• World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanks-ville Incident (2001)• Mumbai Attacks (2008)• Eight of the attacks occurred in South Mumbai• Lahore attack (October, 2009)• Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act• Prevention Of Terrorism
All terrorist acts are motivated by two things :
The 2008 Mumbai attacks were more than 10coordinated shooting and bombing attacksacross Mumbai by Islamist attackers who allegedly camefrom Pakistan. The attackers received reconnaissanceassistance before the attacks. Ajmal Kasab later claimedupon interrogation that the attacks were conducted withthe support of Pakistans ISI. The attacks, which drewwidespread global condemnation, began onWednesday, 26 November and lasted until Saturday, 29November 2008, killing 164 people and wounding at least308.
Eight of the attacks occurred in SouthMumbai:• Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus• Oberoi Trident• The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower• Leopold Café• Cama Hospital• The Nariman House Jewish community centre• The Metro Cinema• A Lane behind the Times of India building and St. Xaviers CollegeThere was also an explosion at Mazagaon, in Mumbais port area, and in a taxi at Vile Parle.
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