Nov 26 2008

Attacks in Mumbai India Claim the Life of ATS Chief Hemant Karkare

Category: UncategorizedTim @ 4:20 pm

More details are emerging from the Mumbai attack including the loss of a key member in India’s fight against terror:

Three top police officials, including Mumbai Police Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare, were among the nine police officers killed as security forces took on terrorists in Mumbai in the early hours of Thursday, authorities said.Additional Police Commissioner Ashok Kamte, Mumbai Police ‘encounter specialist’ Vijay Salaskar were also killed in separate gun battles following a series of attacks in India’s financial capital, the officials said.

Karkare’s loss will be a big blow for the ATS. More emerging as the events unfold.

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