CHRONOLOGY – Major attacks in India since 2001

July 12, 2006

Following is a chronology of some major attacks in India in the past five years:

Oct. 1, 2001 – Militants storm the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly complex, killing about 35.

Dec. 13 – More than a dozen people, including five gunmen, die in an attack on the national parliament complex in New Delhi.

Sep. 24, 2002 – Militants with guns and explosives attack the Akshardham Hindu temple in Gujarat, killing 31 people and wounding more than 80.

May 14 – Militants attack an army camp near Jammu, killing more than 30, including several wives and children of soldiers.

Mar. 13, 2003 – A bomb attack on a commuter train in Mumbai kills 11.

Aug. 25 – Two almost simultaneous car bombs kill about 60 in Mumbai.

Aug. 15, 2004 – Bomb explodes in Assam, killing 16 people, mostly school children, and wounding dozens.

Oct. 29, 2005 – Sixty-six people are killed when three blasts tear through markets in New Delhi.

Mar. 7, 2006 – At least 15 people were killed and 60 wounded in three explosions in Varanasi.

July 11 – More than 100 people are killed in seven bomb explosions at rail stations and on trains in Mumbai.

• Seven blasts in 10 minutes
• Over 200 dead, many more injured
• Terrorists read the railway timetable well
• Entire Western line paralysed
• Prominent local leader under scrutiny
• Cops get fired in late-night Mantralaya meeting
• Once again, Mumbai fights back

Source: Reuters

2 Responses to “CHRONOLOGY – Major attacks in India since 2001”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    RK,
    Visiting this site for the first time. Came here via Shruthi’s blog. Nice blog. Will visit again.
    By the way, That is a useful bit of information about the blasts

  2. RK Says:

    Anonymous:Thank you. Do leave your name on the next time.


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