Incident Summary:

12/04/2009: On Friday, Unidentified militants shot and wounded Fazl-ul-Haq Qureshi, a senior leader of the Mirwaiz Umar Farooq faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), outside his residence in the Soura area, Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Al-Nasirin claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The attack occurred outside the residence of the victim in the Soura area of Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC)
Specific Description Senior Leader: Fazl-ul-Haq Qureshi
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Unknown firearms were 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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Nasirin (India) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
Jane's Intelligence, "Militants Wound Senior APHC Leader in India's Jammu and Kashmir," Terroism Watch Report, December 07, 2009.
Press TV, "Gunmen Shoot, Wound Kashmiri Separatist Leader,"§ionid=351020402 (December 04, 2010).
Indo-Asian News, "Hurriyat Leader Critically Injured in Srinagar Shooting," LexisNexis Academic, Indo-Asian News Service, December 04, 2009.