List of terrorist incidents in India

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This is a list of terrorist incidents in India. In July 2016, 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 of terrorist incidents in India
Date Incident & Description Location Fatalities Injured Status of case
August 2, 1984 Meenambakkam bomb blast[2] Tamil Nadu 30 25 Verdict given
July 7, 1987 1987 Haryana killings[3] Haryana 36 60 N/A
June 15, 1991 1991 Punjab killings[4] Punjab 90 200 N/A
March 12, 1993 1993 Bombay bombings[5][6] Mumbai 257 713 verdict given
December 30, 1996 Brahmaputra Mail train bombing 33 150 N/A
February 14, 1998 1998 Coimbatore bombings Tamil Nadu 58 200+ Verdict given
May-July 2000 2000 Church bombings Karnataka, Goa and Andhra Pradesh Verdict given
June 9, 2001 Charar-e-Sharief mosque attack charari sharief 4 60
December 22, 2000 2000 terrorist attack on Red Fort[7] Delhi 3 14 Verdict given
October 1, 2001 2001 Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly car bombing Jammu and Kashmir 38
December 13, 2001 2001 Indian Parliament attack in New Delhi Delhi 7 18 Verdict given
May 13, 2002 2002 Jaunpur train crash[8] N/A 12 80
March 27, 2002 Raghunath temple[9][10] Jammu 11 20
September 10, 2002 Rafiganj train wreck Bihar 130 300
November 22,2002 Raghunath temple[9][10] Jammu 14 45
December 6, 2002 2002 Mumbai bus bombing[11] Mumbai 2 14
December 21, 2002 Kurnool train crash Andhra Pradesh 20 80
September 24, 2002 Attack on Akshardham temple Gujarat 31 80
January 27, 2003 2003 Mumbai bombing[12] Mumbai 1
March 13, 2003 2003 Mumbai train bombing[13] Mumbai 11
July 28, 2003 2003 Mumbai bus bombing[14] Mumbai 4 32
August 25, 2003 25 August 2003 Mumbai bombings Mumbai 52
Jan 02, 2004 Jammu railway station attack [15] Jammu 4 14
August 15, 2004 2004 Dhemaji school bombing Assam 18 40
July 5, 2005 2005 Ram Janmabhoomi attack[16] Ayodhya 6
July 28, 2005 2005 Jaunpur train bombing[17] N/A 13 50
October 29, 2005 2005 Delhi bombings: Three powerful serial blasts in New Delhi at different places[18]

Delhi

70 250
March 7, 2006 2006 Varanasi bombings: Three synchronized terrorist attacks in Varanasi in Shri Sankatmochan Mandir and Varanasi Cantonment Railway Station[19][20]

Varanasi

21 62
July 11, 2006 2006 Mumbai train bombings: Series of 7 train bombing during the evening rush hour in Mumbai Mumbai 209 500
September 8, 2006 2006 Malegaon bombings: Series of bomb blasts in the vicinity of a mosque in Malegaon, Maharashtra Maharashtra 37 125
February 18, 2007 2007 Samjhauta Express bombings Haryana 68 50
May 18, 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing Hyderabad 13
August 25, 2007 August 2007 Hyderabad bombings - Two blasts in Hyderabad's Lumbini park and Gokul Chat. Hyderabad 42 54
October 11, 2007 Ajmer Dargah bombing[21] Rajasthan 3 17
October 14, 2007 One blast in a movie theatre in the town of Ludhiana on the Muslim holy day of Eid ul-Fitr[21] Ludhiana 6
November 24, 2007 A series of near-simultaneous explosions at courthouse complexes in the cities of Lucknow, Varanasi, and Faizabad[21] Uttar Pradesh 16 70
January 1, 2008 Terror attack on CRPF camp in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh by Lashkar-e-Taiba,[22] Uttar Pradesh 8 5
May 13, 2008 Jaipur bombings: 9 bomb blasts along 6 areas in Jaipur Jaipur 63 200
July 25, 2008 2008 Bangalore serial blasts: 8 low intensity bomb blasts in Bangalore Bangalore 2 20 arrests made
July 26, 2008 2008 Ahmedabad bombings: 17 serial bomb blasts in Ahmedabad Gujarat 29 110 arrests made
September 13, 2008 13 September 2008 Delhi bombings: 5 bomb blasts in Delhi markets Delhi 33 130
September 27, 2008 27 September 2008 Delhi bombing: Bombings at Mehrauli area, 2 bomb blasts in Delhi flower market Delhi 3 21
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
October 1, 2008 2008 Agartala bombings Agartala 4 100
October 21, 2008 2008 Imphal bombing Imphal 17 40
October 30, 2008 2008 Assam bombings Assam 77 300
November 26, 2008 2008 Mumbai attacks[23][24] Mumbai 171 239 Verdict given
January 1, 2009 2009 Guwahati bombings[25] Assam 6 67
April 6, 2009 2009 Assam bombings[26] Assam 7 62
February 13, 2010 2010 Pune bombing[27] Pune 17 60
December 7, 2010 2010 Varanasi bombing[28] Varanasi 1 20
July 13, 2011 2011 Mumbai bombings Mumbai 26 130
September 7, 2011 2011 Delhi bombing[29] Delhi 19 76


February 13, 2012 2012 attacks on Israeli diplomats Delhi 0 4
August 1, 2012 2012 Pune bombings Pune 0 1
February 21, 2013 2013 Hyderabad blasts Hyderabad 16 119
March 13, 2013 March 2013 Srinagar attack Jammu and Kashmir 7 10
17 April 2013 2013 Bangalore blast Bengaluru 0 16
25 May 2013 2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley Chhattisgarh 28 32
24 June 2013 June 2013 Srinagar attack Jammu and Kashmir 8 19
7 July 2013 July 2013 Maoist attack in Dumka Chhattisgarh 5
7 July 2013 Bodh Gaya bombings Bihar 0 5
27 October 2013 2013 Patna bombings Bihar 5 66
25 April 2014 Blast in Jharkhand[30] Jharkhand 8 4-5
28 April 2014 Blast in Budgam District[31] Jammu and Kashmir 0 18
1 May 2014 2014 Chennai train bombing Tamil Nadu 1 14
12 May 2014 Maoist blast in Gadchiroli District[32] Jharkhand 7 2
28 December 2014 Bomb blast at Church Street, Bangalore[33] Bengaluru 1 5
20 March 2015 2015 Jammu attack[34] Jammu and Kashmir 6 10
27 July 2015 2015 Gurdaspur attack in Dina Nagar, Gurdaspur district Punjab 10 15
2 January 2016 2016 Pathankot attack in Pathankot Air Force Station, Pathankot Punjab 7
25 June 2016 2016 Pampore attack Pampore 8 22
5 August 2016 2016 Kokrajhar Attack.[35] Kokrajhar, Assam 14 15
18 September 2016 2016 Uri attack[36] Uri, J&K 20 8
3 October 2016 2016 Baramulla attack Baramulla, J&K
6 October 2016 2016 Handwara attack at rashtriya riffles camp Handwara, J&K
29 November 2016 2016 Nagrota Attack Nagrota, J&K 10
March 7, 2017 2017 Bhopal–Ujjain Passenger train bombing Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 10

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