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This is a list of terrorist incidents in India. In July 2016, the Government of India released data on a string of terror strikes in India since 2005 that claimed 707 lives and left over 3,200 injured.[1]

List

Number Date Incident & Description Location Persons Dead Injured Status of case
1 June 8, 1982 Mandai massacre Tripura 500 N/A
2 August 2, 1984 Meenambakkam bomb blast[2] Tamil Nadu 30 25 Verdict given
3 July 7, 1987 1987 Haryana killings[3] Haryana 36 60 N/A
4 May 21, 1991 Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi Tamil Nadu 15
5 June 15, 1991 1991 Punjab killings[4] Punjab 126 200 N/A
6 October 17, 1991 1991 Rudrapur bombings Uttarakhand 41 140
7 March 12, 1993 1993 Bombay bombings[5][6] Mumbai 257 700+ verdict given
8 April 9, 1993 Palar blast Karnataka 22 13 verdict given
9 August 8, 1993 1993 bombing of RSS office in Chennai Tamil Nadu 11 7
10 May 21, 1996 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast Delhi 13 39
11 May 22, 1996 1996 Dausa blast Rajasthan 14 37
12 December 30, 1996 Brahmaputra Mail train bombing

Assam

33 150 N/A
13 February 14, 1998 1998 Coimbatore bombings Tamil Nadu 58 200+ Verdict given
14 20 May 2000 Bagber massacre Tripura 25
15 May–July 2000 2000 Church bombings Karnataka, Goa and Andhra Pradesh

0

Verdict given
16 June 9, 2001 Charar-e-Sharief mosque attack Charari Sharief 4 60
17 December 22, 2000 2000 terrorist attack on Red Fort[7] Delhi 3 14 Verdict given
18 October 1, 2001 2001 Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly car bombing Jammu and Kashmir 38
19 December 13, 2001 2001 Indian Parliament attack in New Delhi Delhi 7 18 Verdict given
20 May 13, 2002 2002 Jaunpur train crash[8] N/A 12 80
21 March 27, 2002 Raghunath temple[9] Jammu 11 20
22 September 10, 2002 Rafiganj train wreck Bihar 200 150+
23 November 22, 2002 Raghunath temple[9] Jammu 14 45
24 December 6, 2002 2002 Mumbai bus bombing[10] Mumbai 2 14
25 December 21, 2002 Kurnool train crash Andhra Pradesh 20 80
26 September 24, 2002 Attack on Akshardham temple Gujarat 31 80
27 January 27, 2003 2003 Mumbai bombing[11] Mumbai 1

28

28 March 13, 2003 2003 Mumbai train bombing[12] Mumbai 10
29 July 28, 2003 2003 Mumbai bus bombing[13] Mumbai 4 32
30 August 25, 2003 25 August 2003 Mumbai bombings Mumbai 52
31 Jan 02, 2004 Jammu railway station attack [14] Jammu 4 14
32 August 15, 2004 2004 Dhemaji school bombing Assam 18 40
33 July 5, 2005 2005 Ram Janmabhoomi attack[15] Ayodhya 6
34 July 28, 2005 2005 Jaunpur train bombing[16] N/A 13 50
35 October 29, 2005 2005 Delhi bombings: Three powerful serial blasts in New Delhi at different places[17]

Delhi

70 250
36 December 28, 2005 2005 Indian Institute of Science shooting Karnataka 1 4
37 March 7, 2006 2006 Varanasi bombings: Three synchronized terrorist attacks in Varanasi in Shri Sankatmochan Mandir and Varanasi Cantonment Railway Station[18][19]

Varanasi

28 101
38 July 11, 2006 2006 Mumbai train bombings: Series of 7 train bombing during the evening rush hour in Mumbai Mumbai 209 714
39 September 8, 2006 2006 Malegaon bombings: Series of bomb blasts in the vicinity of a mosque in Malegaon, Maharashtra Maharashtra 40 125
40 February 18, 2007 2007 Samjhauta Express bombings Haryana 70 50
41 May 18, 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing Hyderabad 16 100
42 August 25, 2007 August 2007 Hyderabad bombings - Two blasts in Hyderabad's Lumbini park and Gokul Chat. Hyderabad 42 54
43 October 11, 2007 Ajmer Dargah bombing[20] Rajasthan 3 17
44 October 14, 2007 One blast in a movie theatre in the town of Ludhiana[20] Ludhiana 6
45 November 24, 2007 A series of near-simultaneous explosions at courthouse complexes in the cities of Lucknow, Varanasi, and Faizabad[20] Uttar Pradesh 16 70
46 January 1, 2008 Terror attack on CRPF camp in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh by Lashkar-e-Taiba,[21] Uttar Pradesh 8 5
47 May 13, 2008 Jaipur bombings: 9 bomb blasts along 6 areas in Jaipur Jaipur 80 216
48 July 25, 2008 2008 Bangalore serial blasts: 8 low intensity bomb blasts in Bangalore Bangalore 1 20 arrests made
49 July 26, 2008 2008 Ahmedabad bombings: 17 serial bomb blasts in Ahmedabad Gujarat 56 200 arrests made
50 September 13, 2008 13 September 2008 Delhi bombings: 5 bomb blasts in Delhi markets Delhi 33 130
51 September 27, 2008 27 September 2008 Delhi bombing: Bombings at Mehrauli area, 2 bomb blasts in Delhi flower market Delhi 3 21
52 September 29, 2008 29 September 2008 western India bombings: 10 killed and 80 injured in bombings in Maharashtra (including Malegaon) and Gujarat bomb blasts Maharashtra 10 80
53 October 1, 2008 2008 Agartala bombings Agartala 4 100
54 October 21, 2008 2008 Imphal bombing Imphal 17 40+
55 October 30, 2008 2008 Assam bombings Assam 81 470
56 November 26, 2008 2008 Mumbai attacks[22][23] Mumbai 171 239 Verdict given
57 January 1, 2009 2009 Guwahati bombings[24] Assam 6 67
58 April 6, 2009 2009 Assam bombings[25] Assam 9 63
59 February 13, 2010 2010 Pune bombing[26] Pune 17 54
60 February 15, 2010 Silda camp attack West Bengal 28
61 April 6, 2010 April 2010 Maoist attack in Dantewada Chhattisgarh 84 (including 8 terrorists) 8
62 17 May 2010 2010 Dantewada bus bombing Chhattisgarh 31-44 15
63 28 May 2010 Jnaneswari Express train derailment West Bengal 148 200+
64 December 7, 2010 2010 Varanasi bombing[27] Varanasi 2 37
65 July 13, 2011 2011 Mumbai bombings Mumbai 26 130
66 September 7, 2011 2011 Delhi bombing[28] Delhi 15 79
67 February 13, 2012 2012 attacks on Israeli diplomats Delhi 0 4
68 August 1, 2012 2012 Pune bombings Pune 0 1
69 February 21, 2013 2013 Hyderabad blasts Hyderabad 18 131
70 March 13, 2013 March 2013 Srinagar attack Jammu and Kashmir 7 10
71 17 April 2013 2013 Bangalore blast Bengaluru 0 16
72 25 May 2013 2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley Chhattisgarh 32 32
73 24 June 2013 June 2013 Srinagar attack Jammu and Kashmir 8 19
74 7 July 2013 July 2013 Maoist attack in Dumka Chhattisgarh 2
75 7 July 2013 Bodh Gaya bombings Bihar 0 5
76 27 October 2013 2013 Patna bombings Bihar 6 85
77 26 December 2013 2013 Jalpaiguri bombing West Bengal 5 5
78 11 March 2014 2014 Chhattisgarh attack Chhattisgarh 16 3
79 25 April 2014 Blast in Jharkhand[29] Jharkhand 8 4-5
80 28 April 2014 Blast in Budgam District[30] Jammu and Kashmir 0 18
81 1 May 2014 2014 Chennai train bombing Tamil Nadu 1 14
82 1 May 2014 May 2014 Assam violence Assam 33
83 12 May 2014 Maoist blast in Gadchiroli District[31] Jharkhand 7 2
84 23 December 2014 December 2014 Assam violence Assam 85
85 28 December 2014 Bomb blast at Church Street, Bangalore[32] Bengaluru 1 5
86 23 January 2015 Ara Civil Court bombing Bihar 3 7+
87 20 March 2015 2015 Jammu attack[33] Jammu and Kashmir 6 10
88 4-9 June 2015 2015 Manipur ambush Manipur 176 (including 158 terrorists) 15 Surgical strike by Indian Armed Forces near India Myanmar border killing 156 terrorists. [34]
89 27 July 2015 2015 Gurdaspur attack in Dina Nagar, Gurdaspur district Punjab 10 15
90 2 January 2016 2016 Pathankot attack in Pathankot Air Force Station, Pathankot Punjab 7
91 25 June 2016 2016 Pampore attack Pampore 8 22
92 5 August 2016 2016 Kokrajhar Attack.[35] Kokrajhar, Assam 14 15
93 18 September 2016 2016 Uri attack[36] Uri, J&K 23 8 Surgical Strike by Indian Army 28–29 September 2016
94 3 October 2016 2016 Baramulla attack Baramulla, J&K 5
95 6 October 2016 2016 Handwara attack at rashtriya riffles camp Handwara, J&K
96 29 November 2016 2016 Nagrota Attack Nagrota, J&K 10
97 24 April 2017 2017 Sukma attack Sukma district, Chhattisgarh 26
98 March 7, 2017 2017 Bhopal–Ujjain Passenger train bombing Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 10
99 July 11, 2017 2017 Amarnath Yatra attack Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir 8 18
100 February 10, 2018 2018 Sunjuwan attack Sunjuwan, Jammu and Kashmir 11 11
101 March 13, 2018 2018 Sukma attack Sukma district, Chhattisgarh 9
102 February 14, 2019 2019 Pulwama attack Awantipora, Jammu & Kashmir 46 Air strikes by Indian Air Force on Pakistani militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed
103 March 7, 2019 2019 Jammu Bustand grenade blast[37] Jammu City, J&K 3 28-35 Arrest made of a teen aged student of 9th standard of a local school.
104 April 09, 2019 2019 Dantewada attack[38] Dantewada, Chhattisgarh 5
105 April 09, 2019 2019 killing of RSS worker in Kishtwar[39] Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir 2 Curfew imposed in Kishtwar and adjoining areas

Year, fatalities, and number of incidents

Terrorist incidents in India[40][41]
Year Number of
incidents
Deaths Injuries
2017 1000 470 702
2016 1,025 467 788
2015 884 387 649
2014 860 490 776
2013 694 467 771
2012 611 264 651
2011 645 499 730
2010 663 812 660
2009 672 774 854
2008 534 824 1,759
2007 149 626 1,187
2006 167 722 2,138
2005 146 466 1,216
2004 108 334 949
2003 196 472 1,183
2002 184 599 1,186
2001 234 660 1,144
2000 180 671 761
1999 112 469 591
1998 61 398 411
1997 193 853 1,416
1996 213 569 952
1995 179 361 616
1994 107 389 405
1993 42 525 1,564
1992 237 1,152 917
1991 339 1,113 1,326
1990 349 907 1,042
1989 324 874 769
1988 358 966 1,033
1987 166 506 429
1986 96 340 163
1985 39 51 79
1984 159 195 364
1983 47 59 217
1982 13 64 102
1981 16 24 12
1980 10 17 13
1979 20 31 19
1978 0 0 0
1977 1 0 0
1976 1 0 0
1975 1 4 0
1974 0 0 0
1973 0 0 0
1972 1 0 0
1971 0 0 0
1970 0 0 0
Total 12,002 19,866 30,544


See also

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