5 Major Shooting Attacks and Terrorist Strikes in India

India has always been a soft target for several terrorist attacks by terrorist organizations that have operating out of India. Once again terrorist targeted India in the new year of 2016, a major terrorist attacks carried out at Pathankot IAF Base. India is one of the top five terror hit country in world and the list does not includes the train bombing,bus bombing,bomb blast and bombings, the list contains top 5 deadliest attack with multiple shooting and grenade attacks and hostage taking.

2001 Indian Parliament Attack

Indian Parliament attack

Indian Parliament attack was occurred on 13 December 2001 at the Parliament of India in New Delhi. This terrorist attack was sooting bombing attack by terrorist groups and led to the deaths of 14 personnel.

2002 Akshardham Temple Attack

Akshardham Temple attack was occurred on 24 September 2002 in Gandhinagar Gujarat and led to the deaths of 33 people using automatic weapons and hand grenades. September 2002 Akshardham Temple attack is remembered as one of the worst terrorist strikes in India.

2008 Mumbai Terrorist Attack

Mumbai Terrorist Attack

2008 Mumbai attack was worst terrorist shooting and bombing attack in India,lasting four days in Mumbai killing 164 people. Total 8 of the terrorist attacks occurred at different places of Mumbai including Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus,Taj Mahal Hotel and Nariman House.

2015 Gurdaspur Attack

2015 Gurdaspur attack took place in Dina Nagar,resulted in the death of three civilians and four policemen. Gurdaspur terrorist attack was lasted almost 12 hours and all the attackers were killed during the operation, During the gunbattle superintendent of Punjab Police died.

2016 Pathankot IAF Base Attack


On the early morning of 2 day in January 2016 new year, heavily armed terrorists attacked Pathankot Air Force Station. The gun battle between the Indian Army and terrorist is still going on and 7 security personnel including IAF Garud commando,National Security Guard and Defence Security Corps have been martyred.

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