Attempts to attack Mumbai failed twice before 26/11: Headley

Mumbai: David Coleman Headley, one of the main conspirators in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, said that there were two failed attempts by Lashkar e Toiba to attack Mumbai before the 26/11 strikes happened. Headley was deposing abefore a Mumbai court via video conference from the US. He said that in the first attempt made in September 2008 flopped as their boat crashed on a rock and the terrorists escaped as they had life jackets on. The next attempt was made in October and that also failed. The November 26, 2008 attacks, which killed 166 people, was their third try. Headley is currently serving a 35-year prison sentence in the US for his role in the terror attacks.

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