He addressed that, today terrorism has become an ideology which has transgressed every border. “It is a global problem and has become a global threat, whose strong roots are getting nourished in our neighbourhood,” Prime Minister affirmed that India was capable of meeting the threats without referring to Pakistan by name. The entire world needs to take a pledge to combat terrorism, the forces that were advancing its cause and those giving shelter and training to terrorists.
India has experienced the worst terror attacks said to be allegedly engineered by Pakistan associated with terror group Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, including the November 26, 2008 rampage by 10 gunmen in which 166 people were killed in Mumbai including assaults on at least two five-star hotels, the city’s largest train station, a Jewish centre, a movie theatre and a hospital. More recently, the deadliest terror attack on February 14, 2019 suicide car bombing, where a car laden with massive explosives in Pulwama district of Jammu & Kashmir rammed into the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bus leaving 44 troopers dead. The bus was part of a huge convoy of 2,547 CRPF personnel who were travelling in 78 vehicles from Jammu to Srinagar. The Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed had claimed the responsibility for the attack. Almost 3,000 people were killed when hijacked planes smashed into the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and the Shanksville field in Pennsylvania on September 1