November 12 2008 (Wednesday)
Karkare was killed during Mumbai shootout by unknown gunmen at Cama Hospital. Sources close to Indian intelligence and investigators claim that Karkare was killed by a 9mm bullet weapons which are used by Indian police.
The attack on Taj, Oberoi, Trident, Leopold and Nariman House along the seashore.
The attack at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), Cama Hospital and Rangbhavan Lane in the heart of the city.
The 26/11 terror attacks threw up many controversies. Most died on their own; some were forgotten with the passing of time. But even after all these year, the death of anti-terrorism squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare continues to raise questions. Questions over the manner in which this committed officer died on duty along with two of his colleagues have been raised not only by his family members but by politicians, lawyers, ex-IGP as well as different social activists groups. It is to be noted that even the judiciary also found merit in the arguments put forward by a few amongst them along with the judge who sent Ajmal Kasab to the gallows. We will explore all these different arguments and questions in our next article.
Report by Terrorism & Security Studies Department of GreatGameIndia
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