Friday, December 14, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)


SUICIDE ATTACK ON PARLIAMENT
Five terrorists, 7 cops die in shootout
Four suspects detained; troops patrol Capital

New Delhi, December 13
The sanctum sanctorum of the world’s largest democracy — Parliament — today came under attack from a six-member ‘Fidayeen’ group with almost the entire top political leadership inside the high security premises.

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Terrorists were dressed as commandos

They raised pro-Pak slogans


Policemen stand guard outside Parliament House in New Delhi on Thursday. — Reuters photo


SPECIAL EDITORIAL

At stake is the nation's honour
Hari Jaisingh

THE daring storming of the high-security Parliament House by half a dozen terrorists armed with AK-47s is a challenge to the world's largest democracy. The most serious terrorist strike after September 11 is nothing short of an open war on the Indian state. Are we supposed to take it lying down? Certainly not. 

PM hints at pro-active strategy
Says fight against terrorism in last stage
New Delhi, December 13
The daredevil suicide terrorist attack on the country’s highest legislative body in the forenoon here today appears to have spurred the BJP-led NDA government to take the battle to the perpetrators of cross-border terrorism.
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Outrageous, say USA, UK, Pakistan
New Delhi, December 13
The USA today condemned the terror strike in Parliament House. It said: “We condemn this outrageous act of terrorism and express our deepest sympathy with the families of the victims of the attack,” a US Embassy spokesman said.

Cabinet reviews security
New Delhi, December 13
The Vajpayee government today decided to deploy armed securitymen inside Parliament House and undertake a thorough review of such high-profile potential terrorist targets as Parliament House, Rashtrapati Bhavan, PM’s House, North Block, South Block and buildings of strategic importance across the country.


27 blasts rock Akhnoor sector
Jammu, December 13
As many as 27 IED blasts rocked the Kanachak border belt in the Akhnoor sector today. However, there was no casualty “on this side of the border,” according to a Defence Ministry spokesperson. Official reports said either militants or Pakistani troops triggered the blasts from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. on a two-km border stretch between Beli Azmat and Tent post in the Akhnoor sector.

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