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2008 Ahmedabad Serial Blasts Case Explained: Everything you need to know about the bombings that shocked “Boston of India”

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2008 Ahmedabad Serial Blasts Case Explained: Everything you need to know about the bombings that shocked "Boston of India"

It has been 10 years since the Ahmedabad serial blasts that took place on 26 July 2008 in “Boston of India”. 56 people were killed and more than 200 were injured in these 21 blasts through the city. After a long wait, the culprits have finally got the punishment. 38 convicts have been given death sentence, while 11 have been sentenced to life imprisonment. The case has been one of the most closely watched cases in Indian history, and today’s verdict brings justice to the families of those who lost their loved ones in these bombings.

Let us tell you, The court has convicted 49 people in the Ahmedabad serial blasts case. The court also acquitted 28 other people who were accused. The trial proceedings for this case were completed last year in September.

The police report says that the Indian Mujahideen terrorist group attacked was responsible for 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts to get revenge for the Gujarat riots in 2002. Let us tell you, In that event, many members of the minority community were killed.

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2008 Ahmedabad Serial Blast Case Explained Timeline-wise

On 26 July 2008, Ahmedabad was rocked by 21 bomb blasts in a span of 70 minutes. 56 people were killed and more than 200 were injured in these attacks. The police had claimed that people affiliated with the terrorist organization Indian Mujahideen carried out these attacks to get revenge for the 2002 Gujarat riots (Godhra massacre), in which many people from the minority community were killed.

After the serial blasts in Ahmedabad, the police found several bombs in different parts of Surat. So then 20 FIRs were filed, one for each blast. The trial against 78 people began in December 2009 after the court combined all 35 FIRs into one. One of the accused later became a government witness. Then 4 more people were arrested. During the course of the trial, prosecution examined 1100 witnesses.

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