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26/11 Mumbai terror attack anniversary: Tributes paid to martyrs

News Agencies | First published: 26 November 2016, 13:06 IST
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Floral tributes were today paid to those who laid down their lives while fighting terrorists in the Mumbai terror attacks on this day eight years ago.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was among the dignitaries who paid homage at the 26/11 police memorial site at the Mumbai Police Gymkhana in south Mumbai.

"I pay homage to the brave policemen who fought for Mumbai's safety and laid down their lives for us on 26/11. We are proud of them and we will strive hard for safety and security of our state," Fadnavis said.

"We will strengthen police force with better equipment. It is our priority," he said.

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Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, former Mumbai police commissioners Julio Ribeiro, M N Singh and several senior present and former police officers were present.

Maharashtra police chief Satish Mathur and Mumbai CP Datta Padsalgikar were away on official duty and could not attend the ceremony.

--PTI

First published: 26 November 2016, 13:06 IST
 
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