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Terrorist attacks outside Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Northeast since 2000

Years

Incidents
Civilians Killed
SFs Killed
Terrorists Killed
Total Killed
Total Injured
2000
1
9
0
0
9
60
2001
3
8
9
5
22
51
2002
4
35
5
2
42
147
2003
5
67
2
0
69
289
2005
7
76
0
10
86
278
2006
6
271
0
9
280
1138
2007
7
145
0
0
145
268
2008
11
314
30
12
356
869
2009
3
4
1
2
7
0
2010
5
20
1
0
21
109
2011
4
41
1
0
42
217
2012
3
0
0
1
1
5
2013
5
29
0
1
30
236
2014
6
2
0
2
4
18
2015
5
3
4
7
14
4
2016
5
0
0
2
2
17
Total*
80
1024
53
53
1130
3706
*Data till August 21, 2016

2000

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Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

August 14

Explosion inside the Muzaffarpur-Ahmedabad Sabarmati Express train

Rauzabad, Uttar Pradesh

9
0
0
9
60

SIMI, LeT

Bomb

Total
9
0
0
9
60
 

2001

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

April 25

Explosion in Memnagar

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

3
0
0
3
1

Unidentified

Bomb

2

August 14

Bomb blast inside Rishikesh-Hardwar-Delhi passenger train

Gaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

3
0
0
3
20

Unidentified

Bomb

3

December 13

Five terrorists attack India's Parliament while it is in session

Delhi

2
9
5
16
30

JeM

RDX / Grenades / AK Rifles

Total
8
9
5
22
51
 

2002

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Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

January 22

Attack on the American Center

Kolkata, West Bengal

0
4
0
4
17

ARCF/ HuJI

AK rifles.

2

September 24

Two terrorists attack the Akshardham temple of the Swaminarayan sect

Gandhinagar , Gujarat.
32
1
2
35
74

Tehreek-e-Qisas/LeT

Grenades / AK rifles

3

December 2

Three persons are killed and 32 injured in a powerful blast inside a Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus in Ghatokopar (West), Mumbai.

Ghatokopar, Mumbai.

3
0
0
3
31

Unidentified

Not specified

4
December 6 25 persons are injured, five of them seriously, following an explosion at a fast-food outlet at the Mumbai Central railway station. Mumbai Central railway station
0
0
0
0
25
Unidentified Not specified
Total
35
5
2
42
147
 

2003

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Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1
January 27

A woman is killed and 25 more injured in a powerful bomb explosion at Vile Parle, Mumbai.

Vile Parle, Mumbai.

1
0
0
1
25
The Muslim Defence Force Not specified
2

March 13

Bomb explosion onboard a local train

Mulund, Mumbai

10
2
0
12
70

JeM/ Students Islamic Movement of India

Bomb

3
April 14

One person is killed in a parcel bomb explosion in Bandra, Mumbai

Bandra, Mumbai

1
0
0
1
0
Unidentified Not specified
4
July 29

Three persons are killed and 34 others injured in a bomb blast inside a Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus at Ghatkopar in Mumbai.

Ghatkopar in Mumbai.

3
0
0
3
34
Unidentified Not specified
5

August 25

Twin bomb blasts near the Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar

Mumbai, Maharashtra

52
NA
0
52
160

SIMI/LeT

RDX

Total
67
2
0
69
289

2005

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Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

March 5

Delhi Police kills three LeT terrorists during an encounter at Kakrola Mor in South-West Delhi.

Kakrola Mor / South-West Delhi

0
0
3
3
0

LeT militant

Encounter

2

May 22

Two explosions triggered by crude devices at two cinema halls in the national capital Delhi on May 22-evening, during the screening of the Hindi film, Jo Bole So Nihal, kill one person and injure at least 60 others.

Liberty Cinema / G. T. Karnal Road and Satyam Cinema / Patel Nagar, Delhi

1
0
0
1
60

No conclusive identification

RDX

3

July 5

Terrorists attempt to storm the disputed complex at Ayodhya.

Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

0
0
6
6
6

No conclusive identification

AK Rifles / Grenades

4
July 28

12 persons are killed and 52 others sustained injuries in an explosion in one of the bogies of the Patna-Delhi Shramjeevi Express train near Harpalganj, 60 km from Jaunpur in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Harpalganj / Uttar Pradesh

12
0
0
12
52

No conclusive identification

RDX

5
October 29

Three serial bomb explosions in Delhi. While two bombs exploded at busy marketplaces, one exploded inside a Delhi Transport Corporation bus

Delhi

62
0
0
62
155

No conclusive identification

RDX

6
November 26

In a joint operation, the Rajasthan and Gujarat police killed a Lashkar-e-Toiba activist, Sohrabuddin Anwarhussain Sheikh at Ahmedabad.

Ahmedabad / Gujarat

0
0
1
1
0

LeT militant

Encounter

7
December 28

An unidentified gunman opened fire and lobbed grenades in the Indian Institute of Science campus in Bangalore. The attack occurred when delegates at an international conference were coming out of the J.N. Tata Auditorium

Bangalore, Karnataka

1
0
0
1
5

No conclusive identification

Rifles and Grenades

Total
76
0
10
86
278
 

2006

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Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

March 7

Three bomb blasts are reported from the Sankat Mochan temple and Cantonment Railway Station

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

21
0
1
22
62

No conclusive identification

Bomb

2

March 17

Police shot dead four suspected terrorists belonging to the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) in an encounter near Vatva locality of Ahmedabad city in Gujarat.

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

0
0
4
4
0

HuM

Not specified

3

June 1

Three suspected LeT terrorists are shot dead during an abortive attempt to storm the headquarters of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a right-wing Hindu organization, at Nagpur in Maharashtra.

Nagpur, Maharashtra

0
0
3
3
0

LeT

Not specified

4

July 11

Seven bomb blasts targeted the railway networks of Mumbai. First class compartments of trains at Mira-Bayandhar, Jogeshwari, Mahim, Santacruz, Khar, Matunga and Borivli stations on the Western Railway are targeted.

Mumbai, Maharshtra

200
0
1
201
714

LeT /SIMI

RDX, Ammoniun Nitrate and Fuel Oil

5

September 8

Three bomb explosions at Malegaon town in the Nashik District. The first explosion occurred outside the Bada Kabristan, a burial ground at the heart of the old city. The second explosion occurred near a mosque while the third occurred at Mushawarat Chowk. The explosives reportedly had been rigged to bicycles.

Malegaon, Maharashtra

40
0
0
40
312

No conclusive identification

RDX along with ammonium nitrate and

6
November 20 10 persons were killed and at least 50 injured in a bomb blast inside a compartment of the Haldibari-Siliguri Passenger train at Belacoba station in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. Belacoba Station, Jalpaiguri District, West Bengal 10 0 0 10 50 NS Not specified
Total
271
0
9
280
1138
 

2007

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Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

February 19

Explosions in two coaches of the Delhi-Attari special train. (Samjhauta Express)

Diwana near Panipat, Haryana

68
0
0
68
12

No conclusive identification

Improvised explosive device-laden suitcases. One of the suitcases had incendiary material, either petrol or kerosene

2

March 29

Five Indian fishermen killed by Sea-Tigers, the naval wing of the LTTE, off the Kanyakumari coast.

Kanyakumari coast.

5
0
0
5
0

LTTE

Not specified

3

May 18

Powerful bomb blast at the Mecca Masjid (mosque) near Charminar

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

11
0
0
11
64

Unidentified

RDX

4
May 22 Six persons were injured in three serial bomb blasts at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh 0 0 0 0 6 NS Not specified
5

August 25

Twin bomb blasts at the crowded Lumbini open air auditorium and a popular eatery, the Gokul Chat Bhandar

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

44
0
0
44
89

Unidentified

Neogel-90

6

October 11

Bomb blast at 6.12 pm (IST) near the Ahata-e-Noor courtyard in the dargah (shrine) of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.

Ajmer, Rajasthan

2
0
0
2
17

Unidentified

Low-intensity explosive and metal fragment inside a metal lunch-box

7

November 23

Near-simultaneous blasts targeting lawyers in court premises

Varanasi, Faizabad and Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

15
0
0
15
80

Unidentified

Ammonium Nitrate and timer devices

Total
145
0
0
145
268
 

2008

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Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

January 1

Terrorist attack on the para-military CRPF Group Centre

Rampur, Uttar Pradesh

1
7
0
8
5

LeT

AK-47 Rifles and Grenades

2

May 13

Eight serial bomb blasts in sis different areas

Jaipur, Rajasthan

80
0
0
80
150

SIMI/IM

Neogel-90

3

July 25

Eight low intensity blasts within 45 minutes from 1.15 pm (IST).

Bangalore, Karnataka

1
0
0
1
7

SIMI/IM

Ammonium nitrate; Embedded chips used as a timer

4

July 26

17 blasts in 10 different areas

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

55
0
0
55
145

SIMI/IM

Ammonium nitrate with nails and ball-bearings.

5

September 13

Five blasts in three different areas

New Delhi

24
0
0
24
151

SIMI/IM

Ammonium nitrate with nails and ball-bearings.

6

September 19

Two terrorists, including a key IM functionary who played a major role in the Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and the recent Delhi serial blasts, were killed in an encounter with the Special Cell of the Delhi Police at Batla House in the Jamia Nagar locality of South Delhi. Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma was also killed in the encounter.

New Delhi

0
1
2
3
0

IM

Not specified

7

September 27

Bomb blast in the flower market area of Mehrauli

New Delhi

3
0
0
3
21

Unidentified

Loosely packed tiffin bomb using cocktail of ammonium nitrate, potassium chlorate along with sulphuric acid

8

September 29

Two persons were killed and 16 others injured in a bomb blast in the minority-dominated Tuka Bazar at Modasa town in Gujarat's Sabarkantha district.

Sabarkantha District, Gujarat

2
0
0
2
16

Unidentified

Not specified

9
September 29 Four persons were killed and more than 70 were injured when a bomb went off at a hotel at busy Bhikhu Chowk area in Malegaon. Malegaon, Maharashtra 4 0 0 4 70 Unidentified Not specified
10
October 4 The dead body of Wangba Khamancha, a leader of the Manipur-based KYKL, was recovered from Jitwala Jod along Gurgaon-Delhi border near Mundela village under Jafarpur Kalan police station in Gurgaon in Haryana. Gurgaon, Haryana 0 0 1 1 0 KYKL Not specified
11

November 26-29

Multiple terrorist attacks in 10 locations

Mumbai, Maharashtra

144
22
9
175
304

LeT

AK rifles, Grenades, RDX

Total
314
30
12
356
869
 

2009

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

January 25

Two suspected Pakistani terrorists on their way from Ghaziabad to New Delhi were intercepted and shot dead by a combined force of the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Police and the ATS during a pre-dawn encounter in Noida's sector 97 at about 2.15 am.

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

0
0
2
2
0

NS

Unspecified

2
March 18 Two civilians, identified as trader Sanatan Das and Akhil Adhikary, were killed and at least 17 others were injured when a powerful bomb strapped to a bicycle exploded at a busy marketplace in the Alipurduar town of Jalpaiguri District in West Bengal. Police suspected the involvement of Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO). Jalpaiguri District, West Bengal.
2
0
0
2
0
KLO Unspecified
3
November 28 SIMI cadre kills persons Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh
2
1
0
3
0
SIMI Unspecified
Total
4
1
2
7
0
 

2010

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1

February 11

Defense lawyer of the 26/11 killed

Mumbai, Maharashtra

1
0
0
1
0

NS

NS

2
February 13 Bomb Blast in a Bakery Shop Pune, Maharashtra
17
0
0
17
60
IM-LeT Ammonium Nitrate, RDX
3
April 17

Two crude bombs exploded in quick succession outside the M. A. Chinnaswamy cricket stadium

Bangalore, Karnataka
0
0
0
0
15
IM NS
4
May 14 A Policeman was killed when at least two gunmen attacked an unarmed Police Picket at the Khilwat junction of the communally sensitive Old City area, four days ahead of the third anniversary of the bomb blast at Mecca Masjid. Hyderabad Police Commissioner A.K. Khan said that Police suspected the involvement of Vikaruddin, a suspected operative of the LeT. Hyderabad
0
1
0
1
0
LeT NS
5
September 19 Jama Masjid Delhi
0
0
0
0
0
Unidentified Unspecified
6
December 7 Shitla Ghat Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
2
0
0
2
34
IM High Explosives
Total
20
1
0
21
109
 

2011

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C

SF

T

Total
1
May 25 Delhi High Court Delhi
0
0
0
0
0
Unidentified Unspecified
2
June 3 Policeman killed Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh
0
1
0
1
0
SIMI NS
3
July 13 Three serial blasts at Zaveri Bazaar, Opera House and Kabutarkhana Mumbai, Maharashtra
26
0
0
26
130
NS Ammonium Nitrate
4
September 7 High Court Delhi
15
0
0
15
87
Unidentified Ammonium Nitrate/PETN
Total
41
1
0
42
217
 

2012

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1
February 13

Bomb blast in Israeli diplomat's car at Aurangzeb Road

Delhi
0
0
0
0
4
NS

Remote-controlled magnet bomb

2
March 15 Militant Killed

Aurangabad, Maharashtra

0
0
1
1
0
SIMI NS
3
August 1

Serial bomb blast

Pune, Maharashtra
0
0
0
0
1
NS

Bomb

Total
0
0
1
1
5
 

2013

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1
February 21

Twin Blasts

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
17
0
0
17
117
NS

IED

2
April 17 Bomb Blasts BJP office, Bangalore, Karnataka
0
0
0
0
17
IM ammonium nitrate
3
July 7 Bomb Blasts

Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya, Bihar

0
0
0
0
2
IM NS
4
October 27 Bomb blasts Patna, Bihar
7
0
1
8
100
IM NS
5
December 26 Bomb blasts Jalpaiguri town, West Bengal
5
0
0
5
0
NS NM
Total
29
0
1
30
236
 

2014

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1
May 1

Bomb blast

Chennai
1
0
0
1
9
NS

NS

2
July 10 Bomb blast Pune
0
0
0
0
5
NS
Ammonium nitrate
3
August 24 Bomb blast

Kolhapur District, Maharashtra

0
0
0
0
1
NS
NS
4
September 12 Bomb Blast Bijnor District, Uttar Pradesh
0
0
0
0
0
SIMI
NS
5
October 2 Bomb blast

Khagragarh area in Burdwan District of West Bengal

0
0
2
2
1
JMB
IED
6
December 28 Bomb blast Bangalore, Karnataka
1
0
0
1
2
NS
IED
Total
2
0
2
4
18
 

2015

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1
April 1

Encounter

Nalgonda / Telangana
0
2
0
2
3
SIMI

Gun

2
April 4 Encounter Nalgonda / Telangana
0
2
2
4
1
SIMI
Gun
3
April 7 Encounter Nalgonda / Telangana
0
0
5
5
0
SIMI Gun
4
August 30 unidentified men attacked Kalyan Nagar locality/Dharwad District/ Karnataka
1
0
0
1
0
Sanatan Sanstha Gun
5
November 2 unidentified masked gunmen attacked Bharuch town / Bharuch District / Gujarat
2
0
0
2
0
D-company Gun
Total*
3
4
7
14
4
 

2016

Sl. No.

Date

Incident

Place

Fatalities

Injured

Terrorist Group

Arms used

C
SF
T
Total
1
January 21

explosion

Dubrajpur / Birbhum District / West Bengal
0
0
2
2
0
NS

crude bombs

2
May 26 bomb explosion Kurukshetra / Haryana
0
0
0
0
12
NS

crude bombs

3
June 7 explosion Fatehabad District /f Haryana
0
0
0
0
2
NS NS
4
June 15 explosion Kollam District/Kerala
0
0
0
0
1
NS gun powder
5
August 1 Explosion Mysuru / Karnataka
0
0
0
0
2
NS IED
Total*
0
0
2
2
17
 
*Data till August 21, 2016

 


Source: Compiled from English language media sources.

SF: Security Forces

C: Civilian

T: Terrorists

LeT: Lashkar-e-Toiba

JeM: Jaish-e-Mohammed

HM: Hizb-ul-Mujahideen

IM: Indian Mujahideen

HuJI: Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami

APHC: All Parties Hurriyat Conference

ARCF: Asif Reza Commando Force

TuM: Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen

JuM: Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen

IED: Improvised Explosive Device

CRPF: Central Reserve Police Force

 

 

 

 

 

 
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