Incident Summary:

09/27/2017: Assailants attacked Mohammad Ramzan Parrey, a Border Security Force (BSF) constable, at his residence in Hajjan, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Parrey was killed and four relatives were injured in the attack. This was one of two related attacks targeting Constable Parrey within 20 minutes. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, sources attributed the attacks to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Bandipora district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Border Security Force (BSF)
Specific Description Residence of Soldier: Constable Mohammad Ramzan Parrey
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Weapon Details
Automatic rifles and sharp weapons were used in the attack.
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 The victims included Mohammad Maqbool Parrey, Habla Begum, Mohammad Afzal Parrey, and Javid Ahmad Parrey.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"Off-duty BSF jawan shot dead at home, relatives injured by terrorists in J&K," International Business Times India, September 28, 2017.
"BSF cop shot dead at home in Hajin; Family members injured; Police blame Lashkar," Kashmir Monitor (India), September 28, 2017.
"Lashkar-e-Tayiba’s Abu Muslim behind BSF jawan’s killing," Oneindia, September 28, 2017.