Wednesday, December 12, 2018

2008 Bangalore serial blasts in which two people were killed and 20 injured.

Terrorist Attacks in India

Terrorists have struck time and again in India. Some of such incidents are as follows:

1985 bombing of an Air India flight from Canada to India, killing all 329 people on board.
1993 Mumbai bomb blasts, which killed about 250 civilians.
2001 Attack on Indian Parliament on 13 December 2001, in which 9 policemen and parliament staff were killed, besides all five terrorists who were identified as Pakistani nationals.
2005 Delhi bombings on 29 October 2005, which killed more than 60 people and injured at least 200 others.
2006 Varanasi bombings in which 15 people were reported to have been killed and as many as 101 others were injured.
2006 Mumbai attack, when two of the prime hotels, a landmark train station, and a Jewish Chabad house, in South Mumbai, were attacked and sieged.
2007 Hyderabad bombings, where two bombs exploded almost simultaneously on 25 August 2007.
2007 Mecca Masjid bombing in Hyderabad which left 15 people dead in the immediate aftermath.
2008 Bangalore serial blasts in which two people were killed and 20 injured.
2010 Varanasi bombing on 7 December 2010 that killed a toddler, and set off a stampede in which 20 people, including four foreigners, were injured.
2011 High Court bombing on Wednesday, 7 September 2011 at outside Gate No. 5 of the Delhi High Court, killing 12 people and injuring 76.
2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley, Chhattisgarh, which killed 28 people.
2015 Gurdaspur attack in Dina Nagar, Gurdaspur, Punjab, killing 10 people.
2016 attack at Pathankot Air Force Station, killing 7 people.
2016 Pampore attack, claiming 8 lives.
2016 Uri attack that left 20 dead.
2016 Baramulla attack and 2016 Handwara attack at Rashtriya Riffles Camp.
Conclusion: Terrorism presents a grave challenge to the people and government of India. If we want to effectively deal with this menace, the entire nation needs to stand united to fight the perpetrators of terror. All political parties need to rise above their partisan lines to give a befitting reply to terrorists and their masterminds operating from across the borders. India has to demonstrate that it is not a soft state but a capable nation with zero tolerance to any terrorist activities carried out by the enemies of the nation.

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