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Date with terror: It is again the 13th

Last Updated: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 09:19

New Delhi: The three blasts that rocked India`s financial and entertainment hub on Wednesday bear a date pattern with many of the previous terror attacks in Indian cities over the last few years.

Many attacks have taken place on the 13th or 26th of a month, and it was again July 13 when terror revisited India after a period of calm.

Eight serial blasts rocked Jaipur in a span of 12 minutes on May 13, 2008 leaving 65 dead and over 150 injured.

The Ahmedabad blasts took place July 26 that year, killing 40 people and injured over 50.

Serial blasts shook Delhi Sep 13, 2008 and left 30 people dead and over 100 injured.

Mumbai witnessed terror attacks on Nov 26 in 2008, leaving 166 people dead.

And Pune faced the German bakery blast on Feb 13 the killed nine people and injured 45 in 2010.


First Published: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 09:19
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