On Sunday evening at 8:30 PM, a low-intensity bomb exploded in front of the Coconut Groove restaurant on busy Church Street and one woman was critically injured and two others were hurt and all of them were rushed to Mallya Hospital immediately. The woman’s condition is still serious, said hospital authorities.
Here is a timeline of terrorist attacks in IT-centric Indian city of Bangalore:
Dec. 28, 2014: A low-intensity bomb exploded at busy Church Street area in front of the Cocnut Groove restaurant that offers Kerala cuisine. One woman was seriously injured and two others were hurt.
April 17, 2013: A bomb explosion occurred at 10:30 AM near the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Karnataka New State Office Jagannath Bhawan, on Temple Street 11th Cross, Malleswaram. Sixteen people were injured and the attack was confirmed a terrorist attack by the Union Home Ministry.
April 17, 2010: Two bombs exploded in M. Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium, Bangalore near the MG Road and 15 people were injured when the stadium was heavily packed for a match. The IPL Twenty20 cricket match between the home team Bangalore Royal Challengers and Mumbai Indians was delayed by an hour after the incident.
July 25, 2008: Bangalore suffered 8 serial blasts, including one in front of the Forum Mall. One woman was killed and several have been injured by these bombs which were made of gelatin sticks.
December 29, 2005: Unidentified gunmen opened fire indiscriminately in front of the city’s iconic Indian Institute of Science (IISc) killing Prof. MC Puri and injuring four others.