Incident Summary:

01/21/2001: Six were killed and 22 were injured when a vehicle drove over a landmine in Srinagar, India. Muslim guerillas were suspected.

GTD ID:
200101210004

When:
2001-01-21

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

City:
Srinagar

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Public Transportation
Specific Description Kashmir public transportation in Srinagar
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Land Mine
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 6 Fatalities / 22 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 6
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 22
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“AFP: 4 killed Four Dozen Injured in Two Kashmir Explosion,” Agence France Presse, January 21, 2001.
"3 Killed, 20 Injured in Kashmir Mine Blast,” Xinhua General News Service, January 21, 2001."