New Delhi:  The twin blasts that rocked Hyderabad on Thursday, is not the first of its kind. The city has been a witness to similar attacks in the past that has claimed scores of innocent lives.

Here are some of the incidents of blasts that took place in the city

2002: Two people were killed in the blast in the same area of Dilsukhnagar. Lashkar-e-Taiba had taken the responsibility of the attack.

May 2007: Blast occurred at Mecca Masjid in old city of Hyderabad killing around 14 people.

August 2007: Two explosions again occurred at Mecca Masjid killing around 42 people.

2013: Twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar rocked the nation on Thursday evening taking the death toll to 16 so far. NIA is investigating the case.

(JPN)

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