The ollowing is the chronology of events related to 2005 Delhi serial blasts that killed 67 persons and left over 100 injured:

October 29, 2005: Just three days before the Diwali festival, 67 people are killed and more than 100 are injured, including some foreign natioanls, in blasts at the busy Sarojini Nagar and Paharganj markets and one in a bus in Govindpuri area of Delhi.

Around 5.35 p.m. the first blast takes place in Paharganj market, near the New Delhi Railway station, killing 17 people.

The second blast takes place in a bus in southern Delhi’s Govindpuri area at 6.00 p.m. which left 17 people injured.

Barely five minutes later, the third blast occurs in crowded Sarojini Nagar market in south Delhi, in which 50 persons are killed.

November 10, 2005: Delhi Police make first arrest in the case, Tariq Ahmed Dar from Kashmir.

January 14, 2008: Delhi court frames charges against Dar and two others for waging war against the state, conspiring, collecting arms, murder and attempt to murder.

January 16, 2017: Court reserves its verdict in the case.

February 13, 2017: Court defers judgment in the case.

February 16, 2017: Delhi Court convicts Tariq Ahmed Dar under terror charges for being a member of banned outfit. But acquits him and two others of the charges of waging war against the state, conspiring, collecting arms, murder and attempt to murder.

First Published | 16 February 2017 8:37 PM
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