US mourns 26/11 victims, promises support against terror

Paying rich tributes to the victims on the eve of the second anniversary of the Mumbai attacks, US Ambassador Timothy J Roemer Thursday promised America`s support to India in its fight against terrorism.

Last Updated: Nov 25, 2010, 20:02 PM IST

New Delhi: Paying rich tributes to the
victims on the eve of the second anniversary of the Mumbai
attacks, US Ambassador Timothy J Roemer Thursday promised
America`s support to India in its fight against terrorism.

"As global partners, we will continue to stand shoulder
to shoulder with India to fight terrorism and remain united in
our determined efforts to give our people a future of
security, dignity, and opportunity," Roemer said quoting President Barack Obama.
Reiterating Obama`s statement on the attacks that he made
during his visit to India in October, Roemer said that Mumbai
will be remembered as a "symbol of incredible optimism and
energy" that defines India.

Around 175 people, including 28 foreigners, died in the
attacks while more than 308 were injured in the shooting and
bombing at Chattrapati Shivaji Terminal, Cama hospital,Oberoi
Trident, Taj Hotel and Nariman House on November 26, 2008.
"We honour the memory of the victims and their families.
We will never forget the heartbreaking images of 26/11, nor
will we forget the heroics of the many men and women who
risked their lives to save others," Roemer said.

PTI