Patna, Nov 25: People at different places in India celebrated the execution of the lone surviving gunman of Mumbai terror attacks, Ajmal Kasab. Now, Pakistan too joined the celebration. Shocked? To get full details, read on.
A small village in Bihar, with about 35 households and a total population of about 250, bears the same name of the neighbouring country of India, Pakistan. Days after Kasab's hanging, people in the village claimed that victims of 26/11 attack finally got justice and the joined the celebration.
Speaking about celebration in Pakistan, a police official was quoted as saying, "People in Pakistan not only distributed sweets and burst crackers but also plan to organise a feast soon to celebrate the hanging of the terrorist."
Another villager said, "We were so terribly affected by the events of November 26, 2008 that we had decided that it would be best to change the name of the village. The matter was discussed, but we later dropped the idea."
The 25-year-old Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab was executed at Yerwada Jail in Pune on Wednesday, Nov 21. Official sources say his body was buried in the jail premises. Nobody representing Pakistani authorities or Kasab's family demanded his body.