Hemant Karkare


Age: 54


Summary: chief of the Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad who headed the team investigating the politically sensitive 2006 Malegoan serial bomb blasts that killed at least 37 people and injured more than 125 others outside the Mumbai district, and who had also been receiving death threats recently, including a threat to bomb his residence.



Cause of Death: Shot and killed while on duty during Mumbai's terrorist attack


Born: December 12, 1954


Died: November 26, 2008


Location: Mumbai, India