List of terrorist incidents in India

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This is a list of terrorist incidents in India.

List of terrorist incidents in India
Date Incident Fatalities Injured Status of case (Arrests made/ Cracked/ Verdict given)
August 2, 1984 Meenambakkam bomb blast[1] 30 25 Verdict given
July 7, 1987 1987 Punjab killings[2] 36
June 15, 1991 1991 Punjab killings[3] 90
March 12, 1993 1993 Bombay bombings[4][5] 259 713 verdict given
December 30, 1996 Brahmaputra Mail train bombing 33
February 14, 1998 1998 Coimbatore bombings 58 200+ verdict given
December 22, 2000 2000 terrorist attack on Red Fort [6] 3 verdict given
October 1, 2001 2001 Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly attack 38
December 13, 2001 2001 Indian Parliament attack in New Delhi 7 verdict given
May 13, 2002 2002 Jaunpur train crash[7] 12 80
December 6, 2002 2002 Mumbai bus bombing[8] 2
December 21, 2002 Kurnool train crash 20 80
September 10, 2002 Rafiganj train disaster 130
September 24, 2002 Terrorists attack the Akshardham temple in Gujarat 31
January 27, 2003 2003 Mumbai bombing[9] 1
March 13, 2003 A terrorist bomb attack on a commuter train in Mumbai[10] 11
July 28, 2003 2003 Mumbai bus bombing [11] 4 32
August 25, 2003 25 August 2003 Mumbai bombings 52
July 28, 2005 2005 Jaunpur train bombing[12] 13 50
October 29, 2005 29 October 2005 Delhi bombings: Three powerful serial blasts in New Delhi at different places just two days before the Hindu festival Deepawali[13] 70
March 7, 2006 2006 Varanasi bombings: Three synchronized terrorist attacks in Varanasi in Shri Sankatmochan Mandir and Varanasi Cantonment Railway Station[14] 21
July 11, 2006 2006 Mumbai train bombings: Series of 7 train bombing during the evening rush hour in Mumbai 209
September 8, 2006 2006 Malegaon bombings: Series of bomb blasts in the vicinity of a mosque in Malegaon, Maharashtra 37 125
February 18, 2007 2007 Samjhauta Express bombings 68
May 18, 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing: At least 13 people were killed, including 4 killed by the Indian police in the rioting that followed, in the bombing at Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad that took place during the Friday prayers 13
August 25, 2007 25 August 2007 Hyderabad bombings - Two blasts in Hyderabad's Lumbini park and Gokul Chat. 42
October 11, 2007 One blast at a shrine of a Sufi Muslim saint in the town of Ajmer[15] 3
October 14, 2007 One blast in a movie theater in the town of Ludhiana on the Muslim holy day of Eid ul-Fitr[16] 6
November 24, 2007 A series of near-simultaneous explosions at courthouse complexes in the cities of Lucknow, Varanasi, and Faizabad[17] 16
January 1, 2008 Terror attack on CRPF camp in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh by Lashkar-e-Taiba,[18] 8 5
May 13, 2008 Jaipur bombings: 9 bomb blasts along 6 areas in Jaipur 63
July 25, 2008 2008 Bangalore serial blasts: 8 low intensity bomb blasts in Bangalore 2 20 arrests made
July 26, 2008 2008 Ahmedabad blasts: 17 serial bomb blasts in Ahmedabad 29 110 arrests made
September 13, 2008 13 September 2008 Delhi bombings: 5 bomb blasts in Delhi markets 21 110
September 27, 2008 27 September 2008 Delhi blast: Bombings at Mehrauli area, 2 bomb blasts in Delhi flower market 1 17
September 29, 2008 29 September 2008 western India bombings: 10 killed and 80 injured in bombings in Maharashtra (including Malegaon) and Gujarat bomb blasts 10 80
October 1, 2008 2008 Agartala bombings 4 100
October 21, 2008 2008 Imphal bombing 17 40
October 30, 2008 2008 Assam bombings 77 300
November 26, 2008 2008 Mumbai attacks[19][20] 171 239 verdict given
January 1, 2009 2009 Guwahati bombings[21] 6 67
April 6, 2009 2009 Assam bombings[22] 7 62
February 13, 2010 2010 Pune bombing[23] 17 60
December 7, 2010 2010 Varanasi bombing[24] 1 20
July 13, 2011 2011 Mumbai bombings 26 130
September 7, 2011 2011 Delhi bombing[25] 12 76
February 13, 2012 2012 attacks on Israeli diplomats 0 4
August 1, 2012 2012 Pune bombings 0 1
February 21, 2013 2013 Hyderabad blasts 16 119
March 13, 2013 March 2013 Srinagar attack 7 10
17 April 2013 2013 Bangalore blast 16
25 May 2013 2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley 28 32
24 June 2013 June 2013 Srinagar attack 8 19
7 July 2013 July 2013 Maoist attack in Dumka 5
7 July 2013 Bodh Gaya bombings 5
27 October 2013 2013 Patna bombings 5 66
1 May 2014 2014 Chennai train bombing 1 14
  • The Palar Blast was a landmine attack on 9 April 1993 in Karnataka, India. The attack, organized by the Forest Brigand Veerappan, killed 22 people, making it the deadliest explosive attack in Karnataka during the 20th century.
  • 17 August 2008 Mangalore Church Attack . Hindu extremist group Bajrang Dal was behind this.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meenambakkam Airport blast: HC sets aside life term for five". The Hindu. May 3, 2000. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ Hazarika, Sanjoy (July 8, 1987). "34 Hindus Killed In New Bus Raids; Sikhs Suspected". The New York Times. Retrieved April 30, 2010. 
  3. ^ Crossette, Barbara (June 16, 1991). "Extremists in India Kill 80 on 2 Trains As Voting Nears End". The New York Times. Retrieved April 30, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Bomb Blasts in Mumbai, 1993-2006". Institute for Conflict Management.  Retrieved on October 7, 2009
  5. ^ Monica Chadha (2006-09-12). "Victims await Mumbai 1993 blasts justice". BBC News.  Retrieved on October 7, 2009
  6. ^ http://in.rediff.com/news/redfort.htm
  7. ^ http://rediff.co.in/news/2002/may/26rail.htm
  8. ^ http://www.rediff.com/news/2002/dec/02mum.htm
  9. ^ http://www.rediff.com/news/2003/jan/27mum2.htm
  10. ^ TIMELINE: Major terrorist attacks in India since 2003
  11. ^ http://www.rediff.com/news/2003/jul/28blast.htm
  12. ^ "Explosives found on India train". BBC News. July 29, 2005. Retrieved April 30, 2010. 
  13. ^ 55 killed in three blasts in Delhi
  14. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/news/timeline-major-attacks-in-india/182107-3.html
  15. ^ http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/09/13/asia/AS-India-Blasts-Glance.php
  16. ^ http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/09/13/asia/AS-India-Blasts-Glance.php
  17. ^ http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/09/13/asia/AS-India-Blasts-Glance.php
  18. ^ "LeT behind militants attack on CRPF camp in UP". The Times Of India. January 1, 2008. 
  19. ^ http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28003673/
  20. ^ http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28026423/
  21. ^ "Politics/Nation". The Times Of India. January 1, 2009. 
  22. ^ "Singh Condemns Blasts in Assam That Killed Seven, Injured 62". Bloomberg. April 6, 2009. 
  23. ^ "9 confirmed dead, 45 injured in blast at Pune bakery". The Times Of India. February 14, 2010. 
  24. ^ Varanasi bomb blast kills toddler - CBC News, December 7, 2010
  25. ^ Powerful bomb blast outside Delhi High Court, 9 killed - Indian Express , September 7, 2011