Fourteen years after the brutal 26/11 attack in Mumbai, India mourns the loss of the victims of terror. Former and current cricketers today paid their tributes to those who lost their lives and remembered the sacrifices made by some to save lives.
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar led the tributes to martyrs of the terror attack.
“26/11 – We remember the innocent lives lost. We remember the courage shown by our forces.
Prayers and thoughts with families of everyone who has been impacted,” Tendulkar said in his tweet.
26/11 – We remember the innocent lives lost. We remember the courage shown by our forces.
Prayers and thoughts with families of everyone who has been impacted.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 26, 2022
Veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh paid his respect to the victims of the 26/11 attacks.
“Paying my respects to all those who were impacted by the 26/11 attacks.. it was a day that showcased the selflessness, courage and unity of our beloved nation,” tweeted Yuvi.
Paying my respects to all those who were impacted by the 26/11 attacks 🙏🏻 it was a day that showcased the selflessness, courage and unity of our beloved nation 🇮🇳
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) November 26, 2022
26/11 is marked as a dark day in India’s history as a series of terrorist attacks hit Mumbai in November 2008. Saturday marks 14 years to the day 12 coordinated shootings and bombings took place in iconic locations across the city, including Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Oberoi Trident and Taj Palace and Tower among others.
Lamenting the cowardly act, Virender Sehwag took to Twitter and remembered the brave souls like Shaheed Tukaram Omble who gave their lives and shed their blood in order to save their fellow citizens.
“14 years since the sad day. He is one of the greatest son of our soil- Shaheed Tukaram Omble. The courage, the presence of mind and the selflessness demonstrated by him on that day – no words, no awards can do justice. Garv hai bahut aise mahaan insaan par,” wrote Sehwag.
12 years since the sad day. He is one of the greatest son of our soil- Shaheed Tukaram Omble. The courage, the presence of mind and the selflessness demonstrated by him on that day- no words, no awards can do justice. Garv hai bahut aise mahaan insaan par 🙏🏼 #MumbaiTerrorAttack pic.twitter.com/yzyLb4FngR
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 26, 2022
Here’s how others reacted:
कुछ याद उन्हें भी कर लो
जो लौट के घर न आये..
Remembering the courage and sacrifice of our bravehearts today 🙏🏼 #mumbaiterrorattacks pic.twitter.com/WDMJDPp1xP
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 26, 2022
Remembering the heroes who fought hard and sacrificed their lives to keep us safe. My tribute to all the brave martyrs of 26/11.. and prayers to the families who lost their loved ones. Always in prayers 🙏
— Mohammed Siraj (@mdsirajofficial) November 26, 2022
26/11 tells us what hate can demolish and compassion can rebuild. Remembering the victims and saluting the martyrs#MumbaiTerrorAttack pic.twitter.com/McaC7QAiJw
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) November 26, 2022
Some bravehearts live forever. The sacrifice of all the brave men who laid down their lives protecting the country shall never be forgotten. Gratitude to all the heroes of the 26/11 #MumbaiTerrorAttack pic.twitter.com/tgYeK47IF8
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 26, 2022
Remembering the heroes who gave their supreme sacrifice to protect us from the cowardly act of terrorism organised by a terrorist state. Thanks to all the heroes on borders. Never Forgive, Never Forget. 26/11. 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/TPGlwRb8LV
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) November 26, 2022
I was Going to baroda via mumbai during that tough time of 26/11/2008 when mumbai was going thru soul wrenching time. Those memories still haunts me. #MumbaiAttack
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) November 26, 2022
No dossiers, only death to terrorists! #NeverForget #2611Attack
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) November 26, 2022
Our respects go out to all those brave hearts who lost their lives on this unfortunate day 🙏
📸: @ompsyram pic.twitter.com/DUbdGyFow2
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) November 26, 2022
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