Incident Summary:

09/30/2016: Assailants threw a grenade near an Indian Police Service (IPS) station at Main Chowk in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, India. There were no reported casualties in the blast. This was one of two grenade attacks targeting police stations in Shopian on the same day. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents.

GTD ID:
201609300004

When:
2016-09-30

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

City:
Shopian

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Main Chowk area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Indian Police Service (IPS)
Specific Description Police Station
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
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 / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Two grenade blasts leave two civilian injured in south Kashmir," United News of India, September 30, 2016."