1993 Mumbai serial blasts: How March 12 unfolded
Mumbai was rocked by 12 powerful bomb blasts 20 years ago, in what were India's first major, precisely co-ordinated serial explosions that claimed more than 260 lives and left the country stunned.
The blasts, which ripped the country's commercial capital March 12, 1993, were a revenge attack for the Dec 1992-Jan 1993 bloody riots in the city. The riots had occurred after the Dec 6, 1992 demolition of the Babri Mosque in Ayodhya by Hindu groups.
Here is a list of the sites targetted in March 1993, the time at which the blasts occurred and the number of lives lost at each site-
* Bombay Stock Exchange - Blast 13.30 p.m. - 84 dead
* Kalbadevi - Blast 14.15 p.m. - 5 dead
* Shiv Sena Bhavan - Blast 14.30 p.m. - 4 dead
* Air India Building, Nariman Point - Blast 14.33 p.m. - 20 dead
* Fishermen's Colony, Mahim - Blast 14.45 p.m. - 3 dead
* Worli Century Bazar - Blast 14.45 p.m. - 113 dead
* Zaveri Bazar - Blast 15.00 p.m. - 17 dead
* Hotel Sea Rock, Bandra - Blast 15.10 p.m. - N/A
* Plaza Cinema, Dadar - Blast 15.15 p.m. - 10 dead
* Hotel Juhu Centaur - Blast 15.20 p.m. - 3 hurt
* Sahar Airport vicinity - Blast 15.30 p.m. - N/A
* Hotel Airport Centaur - Blast 15.40 p.m. - 2 dead