Ahmedabad Blast

via Compiled from Various Media published on August 1, 2008

Brain Behind Blast– ‘Julfikar’

SIMI -Terrorist under arrest from Ahmedabad

In Surat Also -two cars stuffed with explosives being found and a live bomb defused and a SIMI activist was arrested in connection with the serial blasts in Ahmedabad where the death toll mounted to 49.

The bomb disposal squad defused two live bombs today, one each in Ahmedabad and Surat

Death Toll Raised to 45

“You agitated our sentiments and disturbed us by arresting, imprisoning, and torturing our brothers in the name of SIMI (Students Islamic Movement of India) and the other outfits in Indore, Ujjain, Mumbai, and in other cities of Karnataka.”

Indian Mujahideen

“Terrorists who are waging a “war against India” will not succeed”Narendra Modi

“Killing innocent people is not only a crime but is a form of enmity with the humanity. All those who believe in the humanity should prepare themselves for a long war while maintaining peace”  –

  Narendra Modi

The latest terrorist act has again highlighted the need for a firm and effective anti-terrorist legal framework. The Gujarat Assembly has passed a law on the lines of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act. It is pending with the President for assent for four years. A similar legislation for Rajasthan is also awaiting the President’s assent. I demand the Union Government immediately recommend Presidential assent to these two legislations, whose need has been underscored by the repeal of POTA

LK Advani

2 cities 2 days 24 explosions

17 Blasts within 90 Minutes


Places Hit – Maninagar, Isanpur, Narol circle, Bapunagar, Hatkeshwar, Sarangpur bridge, Sarkhej, Odhav, Sardar Patel market, Civil hospital, Juhapura, Ambur tower building, Raipur and Gowribhadi

Hanuman Temple Targetted-In Narol, the explosive bicycle was placed near the hanuman temple, where devotees throng on Saturday evening. 


Death Toll – 30 Reported 


Injured – More than Hundred 


Time – First Blast at 6.45 pm IST 


First Set of Blasts – In Crowded places including markets, bus stands, residential areas 


Second Set of Blasts – Hospitals Targeted, with the intention of hitting Emergency services 


Defused – Live Bomb set to 12 AM IST in Gandhinagar Kalol area

Mani Nagar – Four Blasts in Narendra Modi’s constituency

BJP Ruled States Under Target– The last three terror attacks have occurred in BJP-ruled states – Rajasthan, Karnataka and now Gujarat

Hand Work of Local Jihadi’s– Low intensity blasts generally point to the involvement of locals, mostly sleeper cells

Where are the culprits?- How long will people be satisfied with routine officialese saying blasts are handiwork of LeT, JeM, HUJI or the Indian Mujahideen?

UPA – 598 people have died and many more injured in jihadi attacks outside J&K since the UPA came to power in the summer of 2004.

UPA Over all Tally -The loss of lives is much higher if separatist violence in J&K and in the North-East, and Maoist violence in other States are factored in. The overall tally for UPA years would be at least 5,272.

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17 Blasts Rock Ahmedabad, Within 90 Minutes 





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