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Sunday, March 18, 2007

Incomplete List of Major Domestic Conflicts in India Since 1993

On March 12, 1993, Bombay (Mumbai) bombings resulted in over 250 civilian fatalities and 700 injuries. (Source)

On March 22, 1997, 7 Kashmiri Pandits were killed in Sangrampora village in the Budgam district.

In January 1998, 24 Kashmiri Pandits are massacred by insurgents in the city of Wandhama in Indian-controlled Kashmir in . (Source)

On February 14, 1998, bombings by suspected Islamic Jihadi groups on an election rally in Indian city of Coimbatore kill about 60 people. (Source)

On May 13, 2001, 12 people are killed in the Jaunpur train crash in India, caused when Islamic extremists cut the rails .

On October 1, 2001, a car bomb explodes near the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly in Srinagar, India killing 35 people and injuring 40 more .

On December 13, 2001, 9 policemen and parliament staffer were killed when 5 insurgents attacked the Parliament of India on Terrorists

On 10 September 2002.A train derailment in India kills 130 people in the Rafiganj rail disaster. The incident was reportedly due to sabotage by a local Maoists. (Source)

On September 25, 2002, two insurgents belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammed group raid the Akshardham temple complex in Ahmedabad, India killing 30 people and injuring many more. (Source)

In the Gujarat massacre in 2002, 790 Muslims and 254 Hindus dead, 223 missing and 2548 injured. The report placed the number of riot widows at 919 and 606 children were declared orphaned (Source).

On 21 December 2002, the Kurnool train crash was the derailment and crash of a passenger train in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh . 20 people were killed. (Source)

On July 13, 2003, Armed militants believed to be a part of the Lashkar-e-Toiba threw hand grenades at the Qasim Nagar market in Srinagar and then fired on civilians standing nearby killing 29 and injuring many more. (Source)

On August 25, 2003, at least 48 people were killed and 150 injured in two blasts in south Mumbai - one near the Gateway of India at the other at the Zaveri Bazaar. (Source)

On July 5, 2005, five militants attacked the site of the destroyed Babri Mosque and the Ram Janmabhoomi, in Ayodhya, India. All five were shot down in the ensuing gunfight with security forces, while one civilian died in the bomb blast triggered by the fighters to breach the cordon wall. Security forces suffered three casualties, two of which were seriously injured. (Source)

On July 20, 2005,a car bomb exploded near an armoured Indian Army vehicle in the famous Church Lane area in Srinagar killing 4 Indian Army personnel, one civilian and the suicide bomber. Militant group Hizbul Mujahideen, claimed responsibility for the attack. (Source)

On July 28, 2005, when an explosion destroyed a carriage of an express train near the town of Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh. 13 died and 50 injured. (Source)

On July 29, 2005, a militant attack at Srinigar's city centre, Budshah Chowk, killed 2 and left more than 17 people injured. Most of those injured were media journalists. (Source)

On October 29, 2005, 59 people died and at least 200 others injured in Delhi bombings (source)

On March 7, 2006, Bombings in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi, India kill 28 and injured more than 100. (Source)

On May 1, 2006, militants massacred 35 Hindus in Doda and Udhampur districts in Jammu and Kashmir. (Source)

On July 11, 2006, a series of explosions rock commuter trains in Mumbai, India, killing at least 200. Approximately 700 civilians are injured. (Source)

On August 16, 2006, At least five persons were killed and 50 others, incluing five American and three French nationals, injured when a powerful bomb exploded in the complex of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) (Source

On September 8, 2006, at least 2 bomb blasts target a Muslim cemetery in the western town of Malegaon. The blasts kill 37 people and leave 125 others wounded. (source)

On November 20, 2006, a suspected terrorist bomb explodes on a train in India. 5 people were killed and more than 25 were injured. (Source)

In January, 2007, the death caused by the independence movement in occupied Assam raised to 66. (Source). 3000 died in one-month election violence in the same state in 1983.

On February 19, 2007, two bombs explode aboard the Samjhauta Express, a train headed toward Lahore, Pakistan, hour after it left New Delhi. 68 people died in the incident.(Source)

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