November 21, 2012 / 7:39 AM / 5 years ago

Pakistan Taliban "shocked" over execution of Kasab

People hold flares and wave India's national flag as they celebrate after India hanged Mohammad Ajmal Kasab, in Ahmedabad November 21, 2012.Amit Dave

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Taliban movement expressed shock on Wednesday over India's execution of Ajmal Kasab, the lone survivor of a militant squad that killed 166 people in a rampage through the financial capital Mumbai in 2008.

"There is no doubt that it's very shocking news and a big loss that a Muslim has been hanged on Indian soil," Taliban spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan told Reuters.

Reporting by Jibran Ahmad; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Ron Popeski

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