Black Friday – What exactly happened on March 12,1993 at Mumbai

Journal Edge

‘The purpose of this Article is to provide a platform for exchange of views.Please Register with Blog to post a comment and avoid abuse and getting into personal arguments”.

On March 12, 1993, a series of bomb explosions ruptured the arteries of Mumbai and brought the city to its knees, which resulted in death of 257 persons, injuries of various types to 713 persons and destruction of properties worth more than Rupees 27 crores. The explosions were caused at vital Govt. installations, public premises and crowded places with intention to overawe the Government established by law and to cause terror among public at large. The first car bomb exploded in the basement of the 28-storey Bombay Stock Exchange building at 1.30 pm, killing 50 on the spot.  The 13 bombs which exploded in quick succession brought the city’s most iconic buildings to their knees, beginning with the symbol of its financial…

View original post 678 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s