Lawyer for one of the accused in Mumbai terror attack shot dead
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Police and a colleague say the lawyer for one of the suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack was shot dead Thursday.
Shahid Azmi was representing Fahim Ansari, an Indian national accused of helping facilitate the attack on India’s financial capital in November 2008.
A lawyer colleague of Azmi, Rashid Mirza, said unidentified men opened fire on Azmi around 6pm near his home in suburban Mumbai. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but declared dead on arrival.