India: 38 sentenced to death for 2008 Ahmedabad serial bombings

Eleven others given life in prison for terror blasts that killed 56, injured over 200



By ANI

Published: Fri 18 Feb 2022, 11:16 AM

A special court in Gujarat on Friday pronounced the death sentence to 38 out of 49 convicts in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bomb blast case.

11 others have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the court.

Earlier on February 8, a Gujarat court convicted 49 accused and acquitted 28 others in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bomb blast case.

Within a span of 70 minutes as many as 21 bomb blasts had taken place in Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008.

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The terror attack had led to the death of 56 people who were killed at various places in the city due to the bomb blasts and over 200 people were also injured.

The terror group, Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami, had claimed responsibility for the attacks.


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