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US announces $5 million reward for information on LeT terrorist Sajid Mir

AsiaUS announces $5 million reward for information on LeT terrorist Sajid Mir

The statement has come two days after the State Department said the US stands along with India in its fight against terrorism. On the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, the United States had said it stands alongside India to fight against terrorism.

New Delhi: The United States has announced a reward of up to 5 million dollars for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Sajid Mir for his role in the 2008 attacks in Mumbai.

“Sajid Mir, a senior member of the Pakistan-based foreign terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), is wanted for his involvement in the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.

The statement comes two days after the State Department said the US stands along with India in its fight against terrorism. The State Department in a tweet had said the US reaffirmed its commitment to holding the perpetrators accountable and ensuring justice for the victims, including six Americans.

The rewards for Justice program is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of Sajid Mir for his role in these attacks. Mir is believed to be in Pakistan” said the US Rewards for Justice program in a statement, accessed here.

On November 26, 2008, 10 terrorists, trained by the Pakistan-based terrorist organization LeT, carried out a series of coordinated attacks against multiple targets in Mumbai, the Taj Mahal Hotel, the Oberoi Hotel, the Leopold Cafe, the Nariman (Chabad) House, and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus killing 166 people, including six Americans.

On the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, the United States had said it stands alongside India to fight against terrorism.

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