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Terror trail in India: 780 killed since 2005
Pune, Feb 14 (IANS)
Published on 14 Feb. 2010 11:31 PM IST
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The Pune bombing, which killed nine people and left 57 injured, is the latest in a trail of terror strikes in India in recent years which have left at least 780 people dead since 2005. Following is a chronology of major attacks in India in recent years: Oct 29, 2005: Sixty-six people were killed in three bomb blasts in New Delhi. March 7, 2006: Fifteen people were killed in three blasts in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi. July 11, 2006: Over 180 people were killed in bombings in seven local trains in Mumbai. Sep 8, 2006: At least 32 people were killed in Malegaon town in Maharashtra. Feb 19, 2007: At least 66 people were killed when two bombs exploded on the Samjhauta Express train between India and Pakistan. May 18, 2007: Eleven people were killed when a bomb exploded during Friday prayers at Makkah Masjid in Hyderabad. Aug 25, 2007: Forty people were killed when explosions rocked an amusement park and an eatery in Hyderabad. May 13, 2008: Over 60 people were killed when seven bombs ripped through the tourist city of Jaipur. July 25, 2008: One woman was killed and nearly two dozen injured when coordinated small bomb blasts hit Bangalore. July 26, 2008: Forty-five people were killed and over 150 injured when 16 small bombs exploded in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Sep 13, 2008: At least 25 people were killed when five bombs exploded in crowded markets and streets in Delhi. Oct 30, 2008: Guwahati, the main city of Assam, was rocked by 11 bomb blasts triggered in quick succession killing nearly 70 people and wounding over 300 people. Nov 26-29, 2008: Ten Pakistani terrorists sailed into Mumbai and laid a terror siege on the financial capital of India, killing 166 people and injuring 244. Feb 13, 2010: Nine people were killed and 57 injured when a bomb blast ripped through a popular eatery in Pune.

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