New Delhi: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Saturday paid rich tributes to the heroes who sacrificed their lives fighting terrorists who had attacked Mumbai on this day eight years ago.
Rohit, 29, shared a Twitter post with the photos of those brave Indians who died defending the metropolis. He wrote, "Remembering the real heroes who laid their life and saved Mumbai from the terror night #26/11".
Remembering the real heroes who laid their life and saved Mumbai from the terror night #26/11 pic.twitter.com/Oz5Ch7fS4H
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) November 26, 2016
On November 26, 2008, 10 Pakistani terrorists arrived by sea route and opened fire indiscriminately at people, killing 166 including 18 security personnel, and injuring several others, besides damaging property worth crores.
The attack had begun on 26 November and lasted until 29 November. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the Oberoi Trident, the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Leopold Cafe, Cama Hospital, the Nariman House Jewish community centre were some of the places targeted by the terrorists.
Ajmal Kasab was the only terrorist who was captured alive. He was hanged four years later on November 21, 2012.
Rohit is currently recuperating from a surgery, as Indian team is engaged to a five-match Test series with the visiting England.