India Hangs Mumbai Attacker

    FILE - This undated file photo shows Pakistani man Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor among 10 gunmen of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, in Mumbai, India.  India executed Ajmal Kasab from the 2008 terror attack on Mumbai early Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, India's home ministry said.  Ajmal Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of India's financial capital in November 2008, killing 166 people. Kasab was hung at a jail in Pune, a city near Mumbai, after India's president rejected his plea for mercy (AP Photo/PTI, File) INDIA OUT

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    Ajmal Kasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack that left 166 dead, was hanged in prison on Wednesday. Indian television covered the execution with blanket coverage, showing Kasab in a black shirt and wielding an automatic weapon. During the 60-hour siege in Mumbai, Kasab and an accomplice carried out an assault on a railway station, killing 52 people. Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was given far less coverage in his home country, which offered no official statement on the hanging.

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