ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's Taliban movement threatened on Thursday to attack Indian targets to avenge the country's execution of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor of the militant squad responsible for a rampage through Mumbai that killed 166 people in 2008.
Kasab was hanged on Wednesday amid great secrecy, underscoring the political sensitivity of the Nov. 26, 2008, massacre, which still casts a pall over relations between nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India.
"We have decided to target Indians to avenge the killing of Ajmal Kasab," said Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan by telephone from an undisclosed location.
Ehsan demanded that India return Kasab's body. (Continue Reading.)
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Taliban Vows Vengeance after India Executes Mumbai Terrorist
Clearly, the execution of a man who helped slaughter 166 people is a sign of Islamophobia. Who are we to judge another man's religion, even if his religion requires him to commit acts of terrorism?