Incident Summary:

06/13/2017: Assailants threw a grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Awantipora, Jammu and Kashmir, India. There were no reported casualties in the blast. This was one of seven related attacks in the area on this date. Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, authorities questioned the veracity of this claim. In addition, Al-Umar Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) jointly claimed responsibility for the attacks.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Pulwama district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Camp
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives 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
Additional Information This incident is part of a set of coordinated attacks in which both military and non-military entities were targeted.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Umar Mujahideen Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) (suspected) 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 / 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
"India: Valley on high alert after series of terror attacks," The Pioneer Online, June 15, 2017.
"DGP blames Jaish for series of attacks in Valley, security tightened," New Indian Express, June 14, 2017.
"Hizb claims responsibility of Tuesday's grenade attacks," Kashmir News Service, June 14, 2017.