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26/11 mastermind David Headley attacked in US jail; condition critical


In a shocking incident, 26/11 Mumbai attacks plotter David Coleman Headley has been attacked by two inmates at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago and reported to be critical.

Pakistani-American convicted in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Headley was reportedly attacked on July 8 by two other inmates as he had been a double agent working with Pakistan and Islamist terror elements.

Reports suggest that Headley got some serious injuries and had to be rushed to North Evanston hospital.

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He has been admitted to the critical care unit and is under observation 24/7.

In February 2016, Headley deposed via video conferencing before a Mumbai court in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

David Coleman Headley, originally named Daood Sayed Gilani, was born in Washington to Sayed Salim Gilani, a well-known Pakistani diplomat and broadcaster.

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