Saturday, November 29, 2008

Arrested Terrorist Says Gang Hoped To Get Away

Media persons run for cover during a gun battle at Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai November 29, 2008. Operations to dislodge militants at the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai ended on Saturday, security officials said, and at least three Islamist gunmen were killed. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (INDIA)

From The Economic Times Of India:

NEW DELHI: The gang of terrorists who wreaked mayhem in Mumbai for three days were made to believe by their Lashkar bosses that they were not
being sent on a suicide mission and that they would be coming back alive.

In a sensational disclosure made by Ajmal, the jihadi nabbed alive by Mumbai cops, the group had planned to sail out on Thursday. Their recruiters had even charted out the return route for them and stored it on the GPS device which they had used to navigate their way to the Mumbai shoreline.

This suggests that the terrorists were willing to undertake a mission which they knew would be very risky, but not necessarily suicidal.

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My Comment: They are were obviously very confident that they would get away.

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