Terror attack in Parliament: 12th anniversary observed

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New Delhi, Dec 13: Top political leaders including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday paid tributes to the heroes who were martyred during a deadly terror attack on the Indian Parliament 12 years ago.
On December 13, 2001, five terrorists entered the premises of the Parliament and started indiscriminate firing.

Twelve persons, including six security personnel, four Delhi Police personnel and one each from the CRPF and Parliament security staff were killed. All the terrorists were also killed. A gardener was also killed. Eighteen persons were injured.

Twelve persons were killed in the deadly terror attack

The terrorists came to the Parliament House in a car bearing the sticker of the home ministry and Parliament labels. Both the houses of the Parliament were adjourned just before the attack took place but many MPs and government officials were still in the building. Constable Kamlesh Kumari was the first to spot the terrorists.

The prime accused in the attack, Afzal Guru, was hanged in top secrecy in Tihar Jail in February this year and was buried in the jail complex.

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Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar and other dignitaries palying floral tribute to the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar during the tribute paying ceremony for the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

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All India Anti Terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta along with martyrs' family members paying tribute to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, in New Delhi on Friday.

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CRPF personnel during a floral tribute to the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

All India Anti Terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta along with martyrs' family members paying tribute to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Opposition leader Sushma Swaraj and other dignitaries during the tribute paying ceremony for the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying floral tribute to the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying floral tribute to the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar after paying tribute to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Sachin Tendulkar and other dignitaries during the tribute paying ceremony for the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar and other dignitaries palying floral tribute to the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Ganadhi paying tribute to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during a ceremony to pay tribute to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj and SP chief Mulayam SIngh Yadav during paying tributes to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

All India Anti Terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta along with martyrs' family members paying tribute to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, in New Delhi on Friday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav exchange greetings during the tribute paying ceremony for the martyrs of December 13 Parliament attack on its 12th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi on Friday.

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