Incident Summary:

12/24/2004:An unknown number of assailants in an unknown group used a hand grenade to attack a police camp in a busy market in Indian Kashmir in the city of Pakharpora. Two were killed and 39 were injured




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: Police
Name of Entity Indian Police
Specific Description Indian Police Camp
Nationality of Target India
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
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 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 39 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 39
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"One killed, 28 injured in Kashmir attack," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, December 24, 2004
"Two killed, 40 injured in Kashmir attack," Deutsche Presse-Agentur, December 24, 2004
"Poorly aimed grenade wounds 24 in busy Kashmir market," Agence France Presse, December 24, 2004