Terrorist Attacks in Delhi
These terrorist attacks have resulted in great loss of lives and property in the National Capital Territory. In order to curb the menace of terrorism the government has also taken necessary steps by alerting the citizens, tightening security in the crowded places like temples, bazaars, government offices and malls and so on. However, the capital city of Delhi has been shaken by terrorist attacks. The most heinous of the terrorist attacks taking place in the history of the city have been the ones mentioned here.
Attack on Indian Parliament
Attack at Delhi High CourtAnother horrendous attack in the national capital was the 2011 High Court bombing. This bomb blast was identified to be one set in the briefcase and took place at morning on September 7, 2011, outside gate No 5 of the Delhi High Court. Nearly 76 people were injured and 12 people were killed in the attack.
Serial Bomb Blasts in Delhi
The first blast occurred in the Paharganj market near the New Delhi railway station at 5.38 pm. The bomb was planted in a two wheeler parked in front of a medical shop. The second bomb blast took place near a bus in Govindpuri area at 6.00 PM and the third one followed in the busy and the most crowded Sarojini Nagar market where the bomb was planted in a car.
2008 Bombings in DelhiA series of blasts took place on September 13, 2008, at various places in Delhi. Five synchronized bomb blasts within a difference of few minutes rocked Delhi. Around 30 people were killed and over 100 were injured in the blast. The first blast took place at Gaffar market in which the explosive was kept near a car. It was followed by two explosions that took place in Connaught Place in which the bombs went off in dustbins in and around Connaught Place. Subsequently, two bombs went off at M-Block market in Greater Kailash-I. Four bombs were also defused at India Gate, outside Regal Cinema in Connaught Place, in Connaught Place and on Parliament Street.
Attack on Red Fort
Blast in Mehrauli flower market
Attack on Israeli Diplomats
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