Incident Summary:

02/28/2011: On Monday, at a shop in the Kreeri area of Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India, unidentified gunmen fired twice from point blank range and injured a shopkeeper, identified as Nazir Ahmad. The victim later died from his injuries. Reportedly, Ahmad was a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) political activist. No group claimed responsibility for this incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

Near Kreeri

Location Details:
The attack took place at a shop in the Kreeri area of Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description A shopkeeper, identified as Nazir Ahmad, was targeted in the attack.
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
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) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
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 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 0
South Asia Terrorism Portal, "Civilian Killed in Jammu and Kashmir," Daily Excelsior, (March 01, 2011).
Press Trust of India, “Shopkeeper Shot Dead in Kashmir," LexisNexis Academic, Press Trust of India, February 28, 2011.
Kashmir Times, “One Killed at Kreeri, Grenade Blast in Batamaloo,” LexisNexis Academic, Kashmir Times, March 01, 2011.