Incident Summary:

08/25/2007: At least 40 people were killed and over 100 injured in three blasts that occurred at a park in Hyderabad, India. The perpetrator(s) were unidentified and there were no media accounts of any group claiming responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Andhra Pradesh


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Gokul Chat shop
Specific Description shoppers
Nationality of Target India
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Lumbini Park
Specific Description people watching a laser show
Nationality of Target
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 40 Fatalities / 100 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 40
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 100
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
“40 Killed, 100 Injured in serial Blasts in India’s Hyderabad” IRNA. August 25, 2007.
“Security tightens across India following blast in Southern city” PTI News Agency. August 25, 2007.