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India hit by eight bomb attacks in 2008, faces threat from 36 terrorist organizations.

Byline: ANI

New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): There are at least 36 organizations listed as terrorist groups by the Government of India who are creating an environment of terror in different parts of the country.

In north-India, the terrorist list includes Babbar Khalsa, Bhindranwala Tigers Force of Khalistan, Communist Party of India (Maoist), Dashmesh Regiment, International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF), Kamagata Maru Dal of Khalistan, Khalistan Armed Force, Khalistan Liberation Force, Khalistan Commando Force, Khalistan Liberation Army, Khalistan Liberation Front, Khalistan Liberation Organisation, Khalistan National Army, Khalistan Guerilla Force, Khalistan Security Force, Khalistan Zindabad Force, Shaheed Khalsa Force.

In the volatile Kashmir, the terror groups include Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Hizbul Mujahideen, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, Farzandan-e-Milat,United Jihad Council, Al-Qaeda and Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

In the north-east region, the list includes National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM), Naga National Council-Federal (NNCF), National Council of Nagaland-Khaplang, United Liberation Front of Asom, People's Liberation Army, Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) and Zomi Revolutionary Front.

In the Central India, the terror groups include People's War Group,Balbir militias, Naxals and the Ranvir Sena

India has been badly hit be bomb blasts in 2008.

November 26: Mumbai terrorist attacks kill over 100, 287 injured

October 30: Explosions kill at least 64 in north-eastern Assam

September 30: Blasts in western India kill at least seven

September 27: Bomb blasts kill one in Delhi

September 13: Five bomb blasts kill 18 in Delhi

July 26: At least 22 small bombs kill 49 in Ahmedabad

July 25: Seven bombs go off in Bangalore killing two people

May 13: Seven bomb hit markets and crowded streets in Jaipur killing 63 (ANI)

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Date:Dec 3, 2008
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