Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeared to admit that Pakistani terrorists carried out the 2008 Mumbai attacks, known as 26/11, and suggest that such terror strikes could have been prevented.
On 26 November, 2008, 10 terrorists of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) arrived in Mumbai by sea route and opened fire indiscriminately at people on different locations. In the explosive interview, he also asked why his country is failing to complete the trial.
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told ANI, "Pakistan is exclusively responsible for 26/11 terrorist attack". He claimed that Pakistan was behind the most risky terror attack in Mumbai in 2008.
Sharif, who served as the Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2013 till his disqualification in 2017, made the revelation during an interview with leading Pakistani daily Dawn.
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"Militant organizations are active".
Nine of the attackers were killed by police while lone survivor Ajmal Kasab was caught and hanged after being sentenced to death. "Why can't we complete the trial?"
The trial for the 26/11 attacks are stuck in a court in Rawalpindi and have made little progress despite volumunuos evidence forwarded by Indian in dossiers to Pakistan including the intercepts between the terror masterminds and the terrorists in Mumbai.
He also blamed the government, saying that the country can't run on three parallel government, and that it should be one body to govern the people of the country. Before this, all the Pakistani government and organizations have been denying this claim of India.