India in sudden display of courage and resolve to fight terror, in another major step hanged parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in the early hours of Saturday morning. Union Home Ministry sources confirmed the reports of Afzal Guru hanging in Delhi’s Tihar Jail.
Earlier President Pranab Mukherjee rejected Afzal Guru’s mercy petetion. Afzal was convicted for Parliament attack in 2001. He was about to be hanged during Oct 2006 but the decision was deferred when his wife filed mercy petetion.
Entire Country is placed on high alert. During the parliament attack in Dec 2001, nine people were killed when five armed terrorists barged into the parliament and started firing indiscriminately.