Incident Summary:

09/09/2017: Assailants opened fire on a military vehicle between Imam Sahib and Barbugh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. At least one assailant was killed and one civilian was injured in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

Near Barbugh

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Shopian district, between Imam Sahib and Barbugh.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Indian Army
Specific Description Vehicle
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
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"3 militants, a Cop killed, girl injured in separate gunfights," The Northlines, September 9, 2017.
"Hizb comdr among 2 militants, cop killed," Daily, September 9, 2017.
"J&K: 1 Terrorist Killed After Attack on Army Vehicle in Shopian,", September 9, 2017.