Terrorist Incidents in Tamil Nadu, India

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Recent Events

Event ID Date State Event
69188-141782-359918 5/9/2014 Tamil Nadu The suspects who triggered the May, 1 explosions on board the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at Chennai Central railway station had a base camp near Bangalore (Karnataka), The Times of India reports on May 9. Teams were sent to Tumkur, Mandya, Ramanagaram, Magadi, Hosur, Chikkaballapur and other places within 70 km of Bangalore.
69089-141521-359284 5/3/2014 Tamil Nadu The interrogation of suspected Colombo-based Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent Mohammed Zahir Hussain has brought out that he has been making attempts to establish a widespread network to carry out activities, including circulation of fake currency in south India, reports The Times of India on May 2. Earlier on May 1, based on information provided by Hussain, Police arrested two of his associates - Siva Balan, also a Sri Lankan, and Mohammed Salim of Chennai.
69068-141469-359146 5/2/2014 Tamil Nadu As reported on May 1, Tamil Nadu 'Q' branch sleuths arrested two associates of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) operative Sakir Hussain in Chennai, in addition, the Police also seized Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) to the tune of INR 2,50,000 from them.
69071-141474-359164 5/2/2014 Tamil Nadu The Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on May 1 arrested a suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative, Ashraf Ali from Chidambaram town in Cuddalore District, reports The Times of India.
69045-141420-359004 5/1/2014 Tamil Nadu A day after the arrest of Sakir Hussain, a suspected ISI agent from Sri Lanka, the Tamil Nadu 'Q' Branch Police arrested two more people from Chennai on April 30, reports The Times of India.
69029-141383-358905 4/30/2014 Tamil Nadu Central intelligence agencies and Tamil Nadu Police arrested an Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent, Zaheer Hussain in Chennai on April 29, reports The Times of India.


Violence Spatial Dimension in 2013 Time-Series Dimension

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District Number of Events
Chennai 18
Vellore 2
Coimbatore 10
Dharmapuri 7
Erode 1
Thiruvallur 2
Madurai 21
Ramanathapuram 11
Tirunelveli Kattabo 2
Virudhunagar 3
Dindigul 3
Salem 3
Tiruvannamalai 11
Cuddalore 3
Tiruchchirappalli 2
Kancheepuram 3
Perambalur 4
Thanjavur 3
Karur 7
Namakkal 1
Villupuram 1
Nilgiris 1
Sivaganga 1
Nagapattinam 1

The original source are newspaper clippings and extracts collected by the South Asian Terrorism Portal.