BanglaCapsule | Terrorism in Bangladesh Timeline  

Jan-18-1999
Shamsur Rahman, renowned poet, was attacked by HuJI-B militant at his residence in Shyamali locality in Dhaka in a failed bid to kill him.
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Mrz-07-1999
Ten persons killed and over 150 injured when two bombs planted by suspected religious extremists explode at a cultural function at Udichi's 12th Conference in Jessore district.
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Okt-08-1999
Seven persons of the Ahamadiya sect killed and some 40 injured when a bomb planted by Islamic terrorists explodes during Friday prayers at the Kadiani Mosque in Khulna.
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Apr-14-2001
Eight people killed in a bomb explosion set off by suspected Islamic fundamentalists at a Bengali New Year cultural function in Dhaka.
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Sep-28-2001
Two bomb explosions rock Sathkhira town injuring more than 125 persons. The blasts are reported at a local cinema and a circus. Police suspect the involvement of Islamic Shashantantra Andolon (ISA) for the attack.
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Dez-07-2002
19 people were killed, and more than 300 injured in a series of bomb blasts at four cinemas on Eid holiday evening in the district town of Mymensingh, some 150 kms north of Dhaka.
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Jan-17-2003
A bomb ripped through a village in northern Bangladesh during an annual carnival, killing six people and wounding six others.
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Jan-12-2004
Two persons are killed and 37 others sustain injuries during a bomb explosion at the shrine of Saint Shahjalal in Sylhet.
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Mai-21-2004
Two persons are killed and at least 100 others, including the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Anwar Chowdhury, sustain injuries during a bomb explosion at the Hazrat Shahjalal shrine in Sylhet town.
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Okt-01-2005
RAB officials arrest the 'operation commander' of the Bangladesh chapter of the Harkatul Jihad, Mufti Abdul Hannan, from Madhya Badda in Dhaka city.
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Okt-03-2005
In southeastern Bangladesh several bombs went off in crowded court buildings in Chittagong, Chandpur and Laxmipur towns. 2 people were killed and at least 25 wounded.
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Nov-29-2005
Seven people including a lawyer were killed and 78 others injured in two suicide bomb attacks by Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), on Chittagong and Gazipur court premises. First such suicide attack in Bangladesh history.
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Dez-03-2005
Police have detained a total of 97 people over 2 days in connection with 3 bombings which killed 14 people.
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Dez-08-2005
Two suicide bombers of banned Jama'atul Mujahiden Bangladesh (JMB) struck again within a week, this time in Netrokona in front of an office of a cultural organisation Udichi, killing eight people and injuring 50 others.
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Jan-28-2007
Bangla Bhai, who has been kept in Kashimpur Jail, submitted his mercy petition to the President.
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Jul-01-2016
Five militant gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe in Gulshan, took hostages and opened fire killing 20 including 17 foreign nationals.
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