It is a sigh of relief now that Israel and Palestine conflict has come to an end. Hamas and Israel truce on May 21, 2021 was celebrated all across the world. Due to this conflict, in the holy month of Ramdan more than 240 people have died in Israel and Palestine. Israeli airstrikes pounded Gaza and Hamas fired a near-continuous hail of rockets at Israel. PM Netanyahu: "We will continue to operate as long as needed to restore quiet and security to all Israelis." Some see the acts of destruction as symmetrical, that is the Jewish and Arab mobs hunting each other down.
Anti Terrorism Day 2021: It is observed on 21 May every year. The day marks the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. He was assassinated on 21 May 1991. Our nation has witnessed several terror attacks so far. Terrorism not only paved an impact on life and property but also create fear in the population. It is also difficult to distinguish terrorism from other forms of political violence and violent crime including state-based armed conflict, non-state conflict, one-sided violence, hate crime, homicide, etc. The lines between these different forms of violence are still not clear and are often blurry. It is said, "Terrorists have no religion. They only understand the language of devastation". 1. Pulwama Attack in 2019 On 14 February, 2019, one of the deadliest terror attacks on our brave security forces in Pulwama, Jammu, and Kashmir shocked the Nation. In the attack at least 40 CRPF personnel were killed. An explosive-filled vehicle was rammed by a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist on a bus ferrying CRPF jawans. The bus was a part of the CRPF convoy. At CRPF's Lethpora camp near the site where the terror attack took place, the memorial has been erected to pay respect and to commemorate memories of soldiers who paid the ultimate price.
3. 26/11 Mumbai attack in 2008 It is also one of the most horrific attacks in the country's history. On 26 November, 2008, 10 heavily-armed terrorists from Pakistan LeT based created mayhem in Mumbai in which around 166 people lost lives and over 300 were injured. It was a coordinated shooting and bombing attack in Mumbai at five major locations. What is Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)? 4. Jaipur Blasts in 2008 Again nation was shocked by the terrorist attack that took place on 13 May, 2008 in Pink city Jaipur. Series of nine bomb blasts in a span of 15 minutes in which around 80 people were killed and more than 170 were injured. 5. Mumbai Train Bombings in 2006 A series of seven blasts took place over a period of 11 minutes on 11 July, 2006 during evening rush hour on the Suburban Railway in Mumbai (earlier known as Bombay), the capital city of Maharashtra. In the blasts around 209 people lost their lives and over 700 were injured. Perpetrators were terrorist outfits- Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). 6. Delhi Bomb blast in 2005 On 29 October, 2005, a series of bomb blasts in Delhi, the national capital in which around 66 persons lost lives and more than 200 were injured. Crowd markets and some city areas were targeted. The blasts took place in Sarojini Nagar, Paharganj, and a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus in Govindpuri. The blasts of 2005 were linked with a terrorist group of LeT. It was said that the serial explosions that rocked Delhi in 2005 were the biggest terrorist strike in India, outside Kashmir, since the 1993 blasts in Mumbai. According to one estimate, at least 25 blasts in Delhi took place since 1997. Even, in May, 2005, one person was killed and 60 were injured in two explosions at two cinemas. 7. Parliament attack in 2001 On 13 December, terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) attacked the Parliament complex and opened fire in which around nine people were killed. According to the reports, a note, along with three AK-47 rifles, magazines, and UBGL grenades, was recovered from the site of the attack. The victims were 5 Delhi police personnel, a woman Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper, 2 Parliament watch and ward staff, and a gardener. A journalist who was injured died later. All five terrorists were shot dead. 8. Bombay blasts in 1993 On 12 March, 1993, a series of bomb explosions in Mumbai (Earlier Bombay) took place which resulted in the death of around 257 persons and more than 700 persons were injured and the destruction of properties worth more than Rupees 27 crores. Dawood Ibrahim was the main accused in the 1993 serial bomb blasts case in Mumbai. A series of 13 bomb explosions took place that brought the city's most iconic buildings to its knees, the Bombay Stock Exchange. Various other terror attacks are also witnessed by India that took several lives and made people injured. Mentioned above are some of the deadly terror attacks that made India shook. Im