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Mumbai blasts: A timeline

Mumbai blasts: A timeline

india Updated: Jul 27, 2009 15:05 IST

March 12, 1993: 13 co-ordinated bomb explosions killed 257 people and injured 700. The 1993 attacks are believed to be retaliation for the Babri Mosque demolition.

December 6, 2002: A blast in a BEST bus near Ghatkopar station killed two people and injured 28.[20] The bombing occurred on the tenth anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Mosque in Ayodhya.[21]

January 27, 2003: A bicycle bomb exploded near the Vile Parle station in Mumbai, killing one person and injuring 25.

March 13, 2003: A day after the tenth anniversary of the 1993 Bombay bombings, a bomb exploded in a train compartment near the Mulund station, killing 10 people and injuring 70.

July 28, 2003: A blast in a BEST bus in Ghatkopar killed 4 people and injured 32.

August 25, 2003: Two bombs exploded in South Mumbai, one near the Gateway of India and the other at Zaveri Bazaar in Kalbadevi. At least 44 people were killed and 150 injured.

July 11 2006: Seven bombs exploded within 11 minutes on the Suburban Railway in Mumbai. The blasts killed 209 people and over 700 were left injured. According to Mumbai Police, the bombings were carried out by Lashkar-e-Taiba and Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).