Islamic terrorist attacks have killed 780 in India since 2005
Posted by jagoindia on February 15, 2010
Sun, Feb 14 01:53 PM
Pune, Feb 14 (IANS) The Pune bombing, which killed nine people and left 57 injured, is the latest in a trail of terror strikes in India in recent years which have left at least 780 people dead since 2005.
Following is a chronology of major attacks in India in recent years:
Oct 29, 2005: Sixty-six people were killed in three bomb blasts in New Delhi.
March 7, 2006: Fifteen people were killed in three blasts in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi.
July 11, 2006: Over 180 people were killed in bombings in seven local trains in Mumbai.
Sep 8, 2006: At least 32 people were killed in Malegaon town in Maharashtra.
Feb 19, 2007: At least 66 people were killed when two bombs exploded on the Samjhauta Express train between India and Pakistan.
May 18, 2007: Eleven people were killed when a bomb exploded during Friday prayers at Makkah Masjid in Hyderabad.
Aug 25, 2007: Forty people were killed when explosions rocked an amusement park and an eatery in Hyderabad.
May 13, 2008: Over 60 people were killed when seven bombs ripped through the tourist city of Jaipur.
July 25, 2008: One woman was killed and nearly two dozen injured when coordinated small bomb blasts hit Bangalore.
July 26, 2008: Forty-five people were killed and over 150 injured when 16 small bombs exploded in Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
Sep 13, 2008: At least 25 people were killed when five bombs exploded in crowded markets and streets in Delhi.
Oct 30, 2008: Guwahati, the main city of Assam, was rocked by 11 bomb blasts triggered in quick succession killing nearly 70 people and wounding over 300 people.
Nov 26-29, 2008: Ten Pakistani terrorists sailed into Mumbai and laid a terror siege on the financial capital of India, killing 166 people and injuring 244.
Feb 13, 2010: Nine people were killed and 57 injured when a bomb blast ripped through a popular eatery in Pune.
Indo Asian News Service