Incident Summary:

05/30/2012: Three assailants on a motorcycle opened fire on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol in Rainawari area, Srinagar city, Jammu and Kashmir state, India. Seven CPRF personnel were injured in the attack. The Islamic Front claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
At Victory Crossing

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
An AK-47 assault rifle 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) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Islamic Front Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Kashmir rebel attack wounds 7 Indian soldiers," The Associated Press, May 30, 2012.
"7 CRPF men hurt in attack," Hindustan Times, May 31, 2012.
"Militant attack in J-K: 7 cops hurt," Indian Express, May 31, 2012.