Recalling the 26/11 Mumbai attack on Chabad House
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Recalling the 26/11 Mumbai attack on Chabad House

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The 26/11 Mumbai terror attack survivor, Moshe Holtzberg, arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday.Moshe, now 11, arrived at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, with his grandparents.On Thursday, Moshe would be visiting Chabad House at Colaba on Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.During the 26/11 terror attacks the parents of Moshe - Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg â€" were killed by Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists at the Chabad House, earlier known as the Nariman House.They ran the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish outreach centre in Mumbai."I want to pray in Nariman House, where Moshes parents were killed.

Moshe likes and loves people from India. He wants to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi," said Moshes grandfather Shimon Rosenberg.During these four-days from 26-29 November 2008, Chabad House was one of the places that were the target of the 10-member attack team - the others being the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, two five star hotels - the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, the Oberoi-Trident and Leopold Cafe.In fact, two terrorists - Imran Babar and Nasir - held it for three days, before the National Security Guard, popularly known as Black Cat commandos, slithered down from helicopters - during Operations Black Tornado - and stormed into the five-story building and killed both of them.

One commando was killed in the operations. However, the two terrorists killed sev...

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