Incident Summary:

06/25/2016: Assailants opened fire on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Pampore, Jammu and Kashmir, India. At least two assailants and eight CRPF members were killed and 20 CRPF members were injured in the attack and ensuing clash. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201606250002

When:
2016-06-25

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

City:
Pampore

Location Details:
The incident occurred on Srinagar-Jammu highway.

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 Convoy
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 10 Fatalities / 20 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 10
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 2
Total Number of Injured 20
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"8 CRPF men die in attack," Calcutta Telegraph, June 25, 2016."
"LeT kills 8 of CRPF in Kashmir ambush," Asian Age, June 25, 2016."
"With Modi as PM, 50 security forces personnel killed in 12 fidayeen attacks in Kashmir," The Northlines, February 18, 2018."