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Chronology – Major bomb blasts in India


  • January 2008: Terrorist attack on CRPF camp in Rampur kills 8
  • October 2007: 2 killed in a blast inside Ajmer Sharif shrine during Ramadan
  • August 2007: 30 dead, 60 hurt in Hyderabad ‘terror’ strike
  • May 2007: A bomb at Mecca mosque in Hyderabad kills 11 people.
  • February 19, 2007: Two bombs explode aboard a train bound from India to Pakistan, burning to death at least 66 passengers, most of them Pakistanis.
  • September 2006: 30 dead and 100 hurt in twin blasts at a mosque in Malegaon.
  • July 2006: Seven bombs on Mumbai’s trains kill over 200 and injure 700 others.
  • March 2006: Twin bombings at a train station and a temple in Varanasi kill 20 people.
  • October 2005: Three bombs placed in busy New Delhi markets a day before Diwali kill 62 people and injure hundreds.
  • August 2003: Two taxis packed with explosives blow up outside a Mumbai tourist attraction and a busy market, killing 52 and wounding more than 100.
  • September 24, 2002: Militants with guns and explosives attack the Akshardham Hindu temple in the western state of Gujarat, 31 killed, More than 80 injured.
  • May 14: Militants attack an army camp near Kashmir’s winter capital, Jammu, killing more than 30, including wives and children of soldiers.
  • December 13, 2001: More than a dozen people, including five gunmen, killed in an attack on parliament in New Delhi.
  • October 1, 2001: Militants storm the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly complex, killing about 35 people.
  • March 1993: Muslim serial bombings kill 257 people and injure more than 1,100.
  • RECENT BOMB ATTACKS
    Map
    August 2007: Bombs in open-air auditorium and restaurant in Hyderabad kill more than 40
    May 2007: Bomb in historic Hyderabad mosque kills 14
    February 2007: Twin blasts on train travelling from Delhi to Pakistan kills at least 66 people near Panipat
    July 2006: More than 160 killed by seven bombs on train network in Mumbai
    March 2006: Bombs at Hindu temple and railway station in Varanasi kill 15
    October 2005: Three blasts in Delhi kill 62
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