25 August 2007 Hyderabad Bombings

25 August 2007 Hyderabad Bombings


The Hyderabad bombings refers to the incident in which two bombs exploded almost simultaneously on 25 August 2007 in Hyderabad, capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The first bomb exploded in Lumbini Amusement Park (17°24′35″N 78°28′23.5″E / 17.40972°N 78.473194°E / 17.40972; 78.473194) at 19:45 hrs IST. The second bomb exploded five minutes later at 19:50 in Gokul Chat Bhandar (17°23′6″N 78°29′8″E / 17.385°N 78.48556°E / 17.385; 78.48556), a popular restaurant about 5 kilometres (3 mi) away. At least 42 people were reported to have died in the two bombings. Two more bombs were defused in other parts of the city. According to initial reports, the banned Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami militant outfit of Bangladesh is suspected for the serial blasts.

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