Before Pathankot, The Major Terror Attacks In Punjab Over Last 15 Years

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Before Pathankot, The Major Terror Attacks In Punjab Over Last 15 Years

Indian army soldiers take positions outside the Indian airbase in Pathankot. (AP photo)

Agencies:  The attack on Pathankot Indian Air Force base this morning is the second terror strike in Punjab in six months. Here is a list of some of the prominent terror-related incidents that have taken place in Punjab since 2001. The list excludes seizure of arms and ammunition during the period.

March 1, 2001
A 135-yard underground tunnel detected across India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Gurdaspur district.  

January 1, 2002
Three Army personnel killed and five others injured when a group of unidentified terrorists attacks them at a firing range in Damtal, close to Punjab's border with Himachal Pradesh.

January 31, 2002
Two persons killed and 12 others injured in explosion in a Punjab Roadways bus at Patrana in Hoshiarpur district.

March 31, 2002
Two people killed and 28 others injured in a bomb blast on the Ferozepur-Dhanbad express train at Daroha, about 20km from Ludhiana.

April 28, 2006
At least eight persons wounded in a bomb blast on a bus carrying 45 passengers at the Jalandhar bus terminus.

October 14, 2007
Seven persons, including a 10-year old child, are killed and 40 others injured in a bomb blast in a cinema hall in Ludhiana.

July 27, 2015
Seven people, including a Punjab Police Superintendent, killed when three terrorists carry out a strike on a police station in Gurdaspur district. All three militants also killed.

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