Vicky Nanjappa

Journalism for Vertebrates®

Ahmedabad serial blasts 2008: A look back at one of the most challenging investigations

New Delhi, Feb 08: There were a series of bomb explosions in Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008, which resulted in death of 56 persons and injuries of various types to 240 persons. The explosions were caused at public premises and crowded places with intention to cause terror among public at large.

Total Twenty Three blasts took place in the city between 1830hrs to 1945hrs. A few minutes prior to the blast, the television channels and media had received an e-mail, purportedly from an organisation called as ‘Indian Mujahideen’ warning that such a series of blasts would occur.

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