Incident Summary:

03/19/2008: Islamic militant group Al-Madina [LeT Front] detonated an improvised explosive device on a flyover bridge inside an abandoned police post injuring 24 people in Srinagar, India.

GTD ID:
200803190018

When:
2008-03-19

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: Police
Name of Entity Indian Police
Specific Description Abandoned police post on a flyover bridge
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Al-Madina Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 24 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 24
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
Izhar Wani “24 hurt in bomb attack in Indian Kashmir: police, doctors,” Agence France Presse, March 19, 2008.
"World - 11 injured in Srinagar as bomb hits main road,” Morning Star, March 20, 2008."