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India executes last surviving Mumbai attacker, sparks celebrations

Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, a then suspected gunman, walks outside the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai in this November 26, 2008 file photo. India has hanged Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/The Times of India/Files

Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, a then suspected gunman, walks outside the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai in this November 26, 2008 file photo. India has hanged Kasab, the only militant to have...more

Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, a then suspected gunman, walks outside the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai in this November 26, 2008 file photo. India has hanged Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/The Times of India/Files
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Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, a then suspected gunman, walks in the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai in this November 26, 2008 file photo. India has hanged Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/The Times of India/Files

Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, a then suspected gunman, walks in the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai in this November 26, 2008 file photo. India has hanged Kasab, the only militant to have survived...more

Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, a then suspected gunman, walks in the premises of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus railway station in Mumbai in this November 26, 2008 file photo. India has hanged Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/The Times of India/Files
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Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving suspected gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is seen under police custody at an undisclosed location, in this undated still file image taken from video footage shown on the CNN-IBN television channel since February 3, 2009. India has hanged Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai in which 166 people were killed, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/CNN IBN/Handout/Files

Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving suspected gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is seen under police custody at an undisclosed location, in this undated still file image taken from video footage shown on the CNN-IBN television channel since...more

Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving suspected gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is seen under police custody at an undisclosed location, in this undated still file image taken from video footage shown on the CNN-IBN television channel since February 3, 2009. India has hanged Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai in which 166 people were killed, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/CNN IBN/Handout/Files
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Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving suspected gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is seen under police custody at an undisclosed location, in this undated still file image taken from video footage shown on the CNN-IBN television channel since February 3, 2009. India has hanged Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai in which 166 people were killed, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/CNN IBN/Handout/Files

Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving suspected gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is seen under police custody at an undisclosed location, in this undated still file image taken from video footage shown on the CNN-IBN television channel since...more

Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving suspected gunman in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is seen under police custody at an undisclosed location, in this undated still file image taken from video footage shown on the CNN-IBN television channel since February 3, 2009. India has hanged Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, the only militant to have survived the 2008 attacks on the financial capital Mumbai in which 166 people were killed, the home ministry said on November 21, 2012. REUTERS/CNN IBN/Handout/Files
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People hold a placard and pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, as they celebrate in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People hold a placard and pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, as they celebrate in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People hold a placard and pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, as they celebrate in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A man holds a picture of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose, as he celebrates Kasab's execution, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man holds a picture of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose, as he celebrates Kasab's execution, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man holds a picture of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose, as he celebrates Kasab's execution, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Members of India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hold pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose during the celebrations in Mumbai November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hold pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose during the celebrations in Mumbai November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hold pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose during the celebrations in Mumbai November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Members of India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) step on pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose during the celebrations in Mumbai November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) step on pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose during the celebrations in Mumbai November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Members of India's main opposition Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) step on pictures of Mohammad Ajmal Kasab with a noose during the celebrations in Mumbai November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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