How to shoot a terrorist

Terrorists were on a killing spree in Mumbai. A Times photographer ran to the massacre at CST. Risking his life, he shot over 90 photos. His pictures became the crucial evidence in Ajmal Kasab’s trial and conviction.

26/11/2008. Two of the ten Pakistani terrorists were on a killing spree at Mumbai’s CST. Hearing the shots, a Times photographer grabbed his camera and ran towards the scene of the massacre. Risking his own life, he took cover behind pillars and in different train compartments to shoot over 90 pictures – the first photos ever of a terrorist in action.

His close-up pictures of Ajmal Kasab shook the world and were the crucial evidence in Kasab’s trial and conviction. He took fearless journalism a notch higher and helped expose the truth behind the Mumbai attacks.

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