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Prince William and wife Kate to visit 26/11 attack site in Mumbai

AP
Published Mar 29, 2016, 8:20 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2016, 8:20 pm IST
Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, will also visit the monument of love, the Taj Mahal.
Prince William and his wife Kate. (Photo: AFP)
 Prince William and his wife Kate. (Photo: AFP)

London: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are embarking on what is seen as one of their most ambitious tours to date - including a visit to the Mumbai hotel targeted by gunmen in 2008 attacks that killed 166 people.

Kensington Palace said on Tuesday that Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, will also visit the monument of love, the Taj Mahal, during the tour to India and Bhutan from April 10-April 16.

 

The visit should have special resonance for William because his mother, Princess Diana, was photographed there alone - an image that came to underscore the breakup of her marriage with Prince Charles.

Kensington Palace says that William feels "incredibly lucky to visit a place where his mother's memory is kept alive."

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