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10 Deadliest Terror Attacks in India

26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks

The 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, which lasted for 4 days beginning from 26th November 2008 till 29th November 2008, left 164 people dead and a minimum of 308 injured. 10 Fedayeen Terrorist entered  Mumbai from sea way and started to execute their plan as it was authored by their bosses sitting in Pakistan. One attacker Kasab was arrested and 9 others were killed by police and NSG commandoes.

Mumbai Train Blast

Series of 7 bomb blast in a span of 11 minutes took place in Mumbai local train on 11 July 2006. The explosives had been planted in the 1st class coaches of the trains inside the pressure cooker. After the investigation into the blasts it was found that the Indian Mujahideen, a trained terror attacks outfit, was responsible for it. They claimed 210 lives and almost 715 people injured.

Attack on Akshardham Temple

On 24 September 2002, Akshardham Temple came under terror attacks from Ashraf Ali Mohhamad Farooq and Murtuza Hafiz Yasin with automatic weapons and hand grenades. Both the terrorist were gunned down by NSG Commandoes.  Around 80 people were injured and 31 lost their lives.

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Mumbai Serial Blast

On 12 March 1993, a series of blast took place in Mumbai which had shaken our country with 13 blasts in quick successions. Directed by the underworld leader Dawood Ibrahim, this fatal tragedy was a combined act of the underworld and other Islamic terrorist groups that claimed 250 lives and left 700 injured in a short span of 2 hours.

Delhi Bomb Blast

On 29 September 2005, three consecutive terror attacks at crowded places like Paharganj, Sarojini Market and in a bus created havoc. The three explosions took away 62 innocent people and injured almost 210 people. The Islamic revolutionary Front, an Islamic Terrorist Organization, is said to be the mastermind behind these gruesome attacks.

Jaipur Bomb Blast

On 13 May 2008, Jaipur was hit by a sequence of a synchronized bomb blast in 15 minutes. It left 63 people dead and almost 216 injured. A terrorist group called Indian Mujahideenn took responsibility but Bangladeshi Militant group called the Harkat-Ul-Jihad-al-Islami is also under vigilance.

Assam Bombings

These serial blasts took place on 30th October 2008, in Guwahati, the capital of Assam. There were 18 blasts in different parts of the city leading to death of approximately 81 people; 470 people were injured in the same. Many terrorist groups are still under surveillance and investigations are still going on.

Attack on Indian Parliament

Indian Parliament came under the attack on 13th December, 2001 by 5 terrorists belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashakr-e-Taiba. An encounter of 45 minutes left 9 policemen and staff members dead while all the 5 terrorists were killed.

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Coimbatore Bombings

On 14th February 1998, an Islamist Fundamentalist group Al Ummah conducted a series of 12 bomb blast at 11 different locations. Most of the blasts were planted in Hindus dominating areas due to which victims were Hindus. It left 60 people dead and 200 injured.

Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly Attack

On 1st October 2001, a number of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists attacked the legislative assembly. Three suicide bombers and a car bomb were used to carry out the operation in which 38 people and 3 Fidayeen were killed in this attack.

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