26/11 anniversary: Maha police hold parade in south Mumbai

Last Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 - 09:23

Mumbai: Marking the second anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks, Maharashtra Police on Friday took out a parade in south Mumbai beginning from Oberoi Trident Hotel, one of the sites of the deadly strikes.

The parade, which was participated by the teams of Force One, Quick Response Teams (QRT) and Mumbai police, began after saluting Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.

The parade displayed advanced anti-terror combat vehicles and weapons procured by the state police following the terror attack.

A 1.3-km long banner, which read `The Great Wall of Mumbai`, was held by hundreds of students from Mumbai. The banner starts from hotel Trident.

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil and Minority Affairs Minister Arif Naseem Khan, Director General of Police D Sivanandan, Mumbai Commissioner of Police Sanjeev Dayal were among the dignitaries who received salute from the parade.

The Mumbai terror attacks left 166 people dead.


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First Published: Friday, November 26, 2010 - 09:23

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