India · Massacres/Mass Murder

1993 Bombay Bombings

March 12, 1993
Bombay (currently Mumbai), India
13 bombings, perpetrated by the international organized crime syndicate D-company, explode across the city

As a result of the serial bombings, 257 died and 713 were injured. Some of the blasts were from car or scooters planted with bombs, while others were suitcase bombs left in hotel rooms. Many were arrested in connection with the bombings, leading to 129 brought to trial. Over the 20-year legal proceeding, 100 were found guilty; prosecutors sought the death penalty for 44 of the conspirators.

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