Ajmal Kasab

1987 - 2012

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Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab (13 July 1987 – 21 November 2012) was a Pakistani militant and a member of the Lashkar-e-Taiba Islamist militant organization, through which he took part in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks in Maharashtra, India. Kasab, alongside fellow Lashkar-e-Taiba recruit Ismail Khan, killed 72 people during the attacks, most of them at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ajmal Kasab has received more than 2,792,005 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Ajmal Kasab is the 201st most popular extremist (down from 173rd in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 99th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Pakistani Extremist.

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Among extremists, Ajmal Kasab ranks 201 out of 205Before him are Baitullah Mehsud, Anwar al-Awlaki, Seung-Hui Cho, Hamza bin Laden, Beverley Allitt, and Amy Fisher. After him are Colin Pitchfork, Hakimullah Mehsud, Tommy Robinson, Jared Fogle, Wail al-Shehri, and James Holmes.

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Among people born in 1987, Ajmal Kasab ranks 449Before him are Sarah Snook, Anthony Mounier, Tornike Kipiani, Davide Lanzafame, Pedro Júnior, and Modibo Maïga. After him are Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen, Tim Sparv, Ervin Zukanović, Marcelo Grohe, Erwin Hoffer, and Taťána Kuchařová. Among people deceased in 2012, Ajmal Kasab ranks 425Before him are Dubravko Pavličić, John Ingle, James Abdnor, Erik Rhodes, Vladimer Aptsiauri, and Alan G. Poindexter. After him are Leslie Carter, Jorge Andrés Boero, Andrew Breitbart, Sarah Burke, Samia Yusuf Omar, and Rémi Ochlik.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Ajmal Kasab ranks 124 out of 158Before him are Parveen Shakir (1952), Chris Anderson (1957), Abida Parveen (1954), Shujaat Hussain (1946), Aafia Siddiqui (1972), and Rubin Okotie (1987). After him are Salma Agha (1956), Ashfaq Parvez Kayani (1952), Nasirul Mulk (1950), Nazia Hassan (1965), Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (1973), and Chris Van Hollen (1959).

Among EXTREMISTS In Pakistan

Among extremists born in Pakistan, Ajmal Kasab ranks 3Before him are Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (1964) and Baitullah Mehsud (1974). After him are Hakimullah Mehsud (1979).