Incident Summary:

06/13/2017: Assailants threw a grenade at a police station in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, India. At least two police officers were injured 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) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Police Station
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?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. 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))
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 / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
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.
"9 CRPF men, 4 cops, 2 soldiers injured as multiple attacks rock Kashmir," Greater Kashmir, June 14, 2017.
"DGP blames Jaish for series of attacks in Valley, security tightened," New Indian Express, June 14, 2017.