Bombs at Mosques in Western India Injure at Least 19

August 27, 2004

Source: BBC News

On August 27, 2004 the BBC News reported, "Bombs at two mosques in the western Indian state of Maharashtra have injured a number of people, police say. The blasts in the towns of Jalna and nearby Parbhani, 500km from Bombay, occurred as Friday prayers were held. Police say at least 19 people are reported wounded after attackers threw explosive devices into the mosques. Reports say both towns are tense. Hindu-Muslim relations in western India have been strained since Gujarat state's deadly religious riots in 2002."