Monday, February 19, 2007


Chronology of major (Islamic) attacks in India

Chronology of major attacks in India
Staff and agencies
19 February, 2007

By The Associated Press

Some major attacks in India, many blamed on Islamic militants opposed to Indian rule in Kashmir :

• March 2006: Twin bombings at a train station and a temple in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi kill 20 people. Kashmiri militants are blamed.

• August 2003: Two taxis packed with explosives blow up outside a Mumbai tourist attraction and a busy market, killing 52 and wounding more than 100.

• September 2002: Militants attack a Hindu temple in the western state of Gujarat. Thirty-three people, including two attackers, die. Police blame Indian Muslims recruited by Kashmiri militants.

• October 2001: A car bomb explodes outside the Jammu-Kashmir state legislature building in Srinagar, killing 40 people. Pakistan-based militant group Jaish e Mohammed claims responsibility for the attack.

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