Incident Summary:

06/11/2017: Assailants threw a hand grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. At least four CRPF officers were injured in the blast. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Al-Umar Mujahideen jointly claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Saraf Kadal neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Bunker
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
Explosives Grenade
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
Additional Information The victims included Vikas Panday, Farooq Ahmad, Tariq Ahmad, and Nazir Ahmad. Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Umar Mujahideen Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"DGP blames Jaish for series of attacks in Valley, security tightened," New Indian Express, June 14, 2017.
"Nine CRPF men injured in Kashmir grenade attack," TheWeek, June 13, 2017.
"3 policemen, paramilitary trooper wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir grenade attack," Xinhua News Agency, June 12, 2017.