Gunman Pleads Guilty to Mumbai Attacks

By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 20, 2009 5:30 AM CDT

(Newser) – The only surviving gunman of the deadly terror attacks in Mumbai admitted his role in the November rampage in a dramatic courtroom confession today, reports the Times of India. "Sir, I plead guilty to my crime," Ajmal Kasab told the presiding judge, before describing how the attacks were carried out. The Pakistani national also named the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba as the organizer of the attack. Until today Kasab had denied any role in the attacks, and it was unclear why he suddenly made the statement. (Read more Ajmal Amir Kasab stories.)

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