Terrorism

1998 Coimbatore bombings

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The 1998 Coimbatore bombings occurred on Saturday, 14 February 1998, in the city of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. 58 persons were killedand over 200 injured in 13 bomb attacks in 11 places, all of them within a 12 km radius, 4 bombs were planted at R S Puram area, two near Bus Stand, 1 near Coimbatore Medical College Hospital and at Ukkadam area.These car bombs was the work of Muslim fundamentalist group "Al Umma" which had a strong presence in chennai.

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Meenambakkam bomb blast

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Meenambakkam bomb blast was the bomb blast that occurred in August 1984 at Meenambakkam International Airport at Chennai in Tamil Nadu in which 33 persons were killed and 27 others were injured.

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2013 Patna bombings

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On 27 October 2013, a series of bomb blasts rocked the Indian city of Patna, Bihar at a massive election rally for BJP Prime Ministerial candidateNarendra Modi. Of the estimated 300,000 participants at the "Hunkar" rally, six people were killed and 85 others were injured in eight bomb blasts.

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Bodh Gaya bombings

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On 7 July 2013 a series of ten bombs exploded in and around the Mahabodhi Temple complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bodh Gaya, India. Five people, including two Buddhist monks, were injured by the blasts. Three other devices were defused by bomb-disposal squads at a number of locations in Gaya.

2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley

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On 25 May 2013, Naxalite insurgents of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) attacked a convoy of Indian National Congress leaders in the Darbha Valley in the Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, India.

The attack caused at least 27 deaths, including that of former state ministerMahendra Karma and Chhattisgarh Congress chief

Nand Kumar Patel. Vidya Charan Shukla, a senior Congress leader also later succumbed to his injuries on 11 June 2013Sukma district is a part of the "red corridor",

2013 Bangalore blast

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A bomb explosion known as the 2013 Bangalore blast occurred on 17 April 2013 in Bangalore, India, at 10:30 (IST) near the Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) Karnataka New State Office Jagannath Bhawan, on Temple Street 11th Cross, Malleswaram.

Sixteen people are reported to have been injured.

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March 2013 Srinagar attack

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An attack on a CRPF camp at Bemina, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, occurred on 13 March 2013. It resulted in the death of five CRPF personnel and 2 attackers. 10 others were also injured include security personnels and civiliansTwo attackers entered Police Public School ground, where the CRPF camp was situated, in the morning. They were in the attire of cricket players with the sports kit. After they passed through security, they removed their jackets and took out granades and AK-47 assault rifles. They then opened fire on the CRPF unit and local civilians. The shootout lasted 30 minutes.Five CRPF men died and ten others were injured, including four civilians.

The perpetrators were both killed by the CRPF personnel.

Two AK-47 rifles, five magazines, two pistols and four grenades were recovered from attackers. A curfew was then imposed in Kashmir.

2012 Pune bombings

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The 2012 Pune bombings was a series of four coordinatedlow intensity bombing attacks that occurred on 1 August 2012 across Pune,theninth largest metropolis in India.As of October 2012, Indian Mujahideen, a terrorist group based in India, is suspected to be behind the attacks.

The explosions occurred at locations within a radius of 1 km in Jangli Maharaj Road: in front of Balgandharva Auditorium, Opposite to KFCrestaurant near Garware Bridge.

The blasts killed 17 people, which included at least three college students and at least 119 injured.

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  • “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win” - Mahatma Gandhi
  • “In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime” - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam