Incident Summary:

08/14/2017: Assailants threw a grenade at joint police personnel in Batpora, Jammu and Kashmir, India. One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer was killed and three police personnel, including two CRPF officers and one Jammu and Kashmir Police officer, were injured in the blast. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Budgam district near Magam.

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 Officers
Nationality of Target India
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Jammu and Kashmir Police
Specific Description Officers
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?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The victims included Head Constable Reyaz Ahmad, Sub-Inspector Bhoop Singh, Constable Viyay, and Nazir Ahmed.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"India: CRPF jawan injured in Budgam grenade attack dies," The Tribune Online, August 16, 2017.
"Lashker claim Badgam grenade attack," UNI (United News of India), August 14, 2017.
"Four injured in grenade blast," Chandigarh Tribune, August 14, 2017.