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