Anti Terrorism Day
In this post we share about Anti Terrorism Day. It is observed on 21 May each year. The day symbol the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. He had been imprisoned on 21 May 1991.
Our state has witnessed several terror strikes so far. Terrorism not just paved an effect on life and property but also create fear in the populace. The lines between these different forms of violence are still not clear and are frequently blurry. It’s said,”Terrorists have no faith. They only know the language of devastation”.
Anti Terrorism Day 2021:- There are provide detail of some attacks
26/11 Mumbai assault in 2008
It’s also among the most horrific attacks in the country’s history. On 26 November, 2008, 10 heavily-armed terrorists from Pakistan LeT established created mayhem in Mumbai where approximately 166 people lost lives and over 300 were injured. This had been a coordinated shooting and bombing attack in Mumbai in five main locations.
Delhi Bomb blast in 2005
On 29 October, 2005, a series of bomb blasts in Delhi, the national capital in which approximately 66 men lost lives and more than 200 were wounded. Crowd markets and a few city regions were targeted. The blasts of 2005 were connected with a terrorist set of LeT. It had been stated that the successive explosions that rocked Delhi in 2005 would be the largest terrorist attack in India, external Kashmir, because the 1993 blasts in Mumbai.
In May, 2005, 1 man was killed and 60 were hurt in two explosions in two cinemas.
Jaipur Blasts at 2008
Again nation was shocked by the terrorist assault that happened on 13 May, 2008 in Pink city Jaipur. Series of bomb blasts at a period of 15 minutes where approximately 80 people were killed and more than 170 were hurt.
Pulwama Attack at 2019
In the assault at least 40 CRPF personnel were killed. The bus was part of this CRPF convoy. In CRPF’s Lethpora camp close to the site where the terror assault happened, the memorial was built to pay respect and to commemorate memories of soldiers who paid the greatest cost.
Bombay blasts in 1993
On 12 March, 1993, a series of bomb explosions at Mumbai (Previously Bombay) happened which led to the death of approximately 257 persons and over 700 persons were injured and the destruction of possessions worth over Rupees 27 crores. A string of 13 bomb explosions took place that attracted the city’s most iconic buildings to its knees, the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Uri Attack at 2016
About 18 September 2016, the worst assault on Army, heavily armed militants supposed to be from Pakistan-based JeM stormed a military base in Uri in Kashmir in which 17 jawans were murdered. The Army base was situated barely a couple of kilometres out of the Line of Control (LoC) and some 70 km from Srinagar and has been attacked by four terrorists. It caused significant casualties from the Dogra regiment. 20 more army personnel were hurt. After around 3 Hours gun battle, 4 terrorists were killed. The attack was reported since the deadliest attack on security forces in Kashmir in two decades.
As stated by the Army statement”A group of heavy terrorists targeted at the rear administrative base of a unit in Uri, Kashmir”. TThere are a total of 17 Army deadly casualties. Of these, 13-14 casualties have been because of these tents/shelters having caught fire”.
Nearly about 10 days, the Indian Special Forces carried out a surgical strike on seven terror launchpads across the LoC at Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
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