Incident Summary:

06/27/2002: Suspected militants blew up a jeep with an improvised explosive device in the town of Frislan killing 3 Indian soldiers. Hizb-ul-Mujahidin (HM) has claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Indian Military Forces
Specific Description Military Forces Travelling Near Frislan
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An unspecified explosive device was used in the attack
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) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Other)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Masood Hussain, “Blast Near Amarnath, 3 Jawans Killed.” The Economic Times, June 28, 2002.
“3 Indian Soldiers Killed in Kashmir Blast,” Xinhua, June 27, 2002.
"IED Blast on Amarnath Route, 3 Jawans Killed,” Indian Express, June 28, 2002.