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In pictures: India reacts to Mumbai gunman execution

November 21, 2012

Indian police stand guard outside the high-security Yerwada Jail in Pune where Kasab was hanged in secrecy at 7.30am on November 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO
Indian police stand guard outside the high-security Yerwada Jail in Pune where Kasab was hanged in secrecy at 7.30am on November 21, 2012.  AFP PHOTO
Indian people celebrate outside the high-security Yerwada Jail. AFP Photo
Indian people celebrate outside the high-security Yerwada Jail. AFP Photo
Bajrang Dal activists set off fireworks in celebration. Sanjay Kanojia / AFP Photo
Bajrang Dal activists set off fireworks in celebration. Sanjay Kanojia / AFP Photo
A man in Ahmedabad holds a picture of Kasab inside a noose, as he celebrates his execution. Amit Dave / Reuters
A man in Ahmedabad holds a picture of Kasab inside a noose, as he celebrates his execution. Amit Dave / Reuters
India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party activists distribute sweets to celebrate the news of Kasab's execution. Channi Anand / AP Photo
India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party activists distribute sweets to celebrate the news of Kasab's execution. Channi Anand / AP Photo
An activist of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad or All Indian Student Council, prepares to burn an effigy of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab. Aijaz Rahi / AP Photo
An activist of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad or All Indian Student Council, prepares to burn an effigy of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab. Aijaz Rahi / AP Photo
An Indian soldier takes cover as the Taj Mahal hotel burns during a gun battle between Indian military and militants inside the hotel in Mumbai, India on November 26, 2008. David Guttenfelder / AP Photo
An Indian soldier takes cover as the Taj Mahal hotel burns during a gun battle between Indian military and militants inside the hotel in Mumbai, India on November 26, 2008. David Guttenfelder / AP Photo
Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of India's financial capital for three days in November 2008, killing 166 people. Sebastian D'souza / Mumbai Mirror / AP Photo
Kasab, a Pakistani citizen, was one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of India's financial capital for three days in November 2008, killing 166 people. Sebastian D'souza / Mumbai Mirror / AP Photo
Mohammed Ajmal Kasab was found guilty on May 3, 2010 after a year-long trial in a high-security prison. Deshakalyan Chowdhury / AFP Photo
Mohammed Ajmal Kasab was found guilty on May 3, 2010 after a year-long trial in a high-security prison. Deshakalyan  Chowdhury / AFP Photo
Indians in Ahmedabad celebrate the news of the execution of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of India's financial capital for three days in November 2008, killing 166 people. Amit Dave / Reuters
Indians in Ahmedabad celebrate the news of the execution of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, one of 10 gunmen who rampaged through the streets of India's financial capital for three days in November 2008, killing 166 people. Amit Dave / Reuters