With his son
standing near him, funeral procession of the slain ATS Chief
Hemant Karkare leaves his Dadar residence.
(File Photo: ummid.com)
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Family of a martyr of Mumbai terror attack remembers their only
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Kavita Karkare, the wife of former Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS)
On the occasion of first anniversary of Mumbai terror attacks, the
nation paid its homage to all those who lost their lives due to
militant attacks besidesto the martyrs from the uniformed services
for their brave efforts.
the national capital, Members of the All India United Muslim Morcha
(AIUMM) hosted a memorial ceremony to pay homage to
Hemant Karkare, the Chief of Anti-Terrorist Squad of
Maharashtra Police who lost his life during terrorist attack in
Mumbai last year.
was organized at the India Islamic Cultural Centre in the national
capital to pay tribute to Hemant Karkare who sacrificed his life
while fighting the terrorists.
salute Hemant Karkare for sacrificing his life for the safety of the
nation,” said Riyazudin Qureshi, a senior functionary of All India
United Muslim Morcha.
Karkare, the chief of the Anti Terrorist Squad died after being shot
thrice in his chest while fighting the terrorists on the fateful
night of 26 November, 2008.
was filled with patriotic fervour and had the courage to sacrifice
his life for the nation and the people. He made the sacrifice to
bring about peace and harmony in the nation,” said Sirazudin Kurashi,
Member, All India United Muslim Morcha.
gunmen landed on Mumbai shores by boats at sunset on November 26,
2008 and fired indiscriminately at a busy railway station, a Jewish
settlement, a cafe and luxury hotels-Trident and Taj Palace Hotel.
gunman, Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, a Pakistani national, was taken alive
and is presently facing trial in a special court in Mumbai.