Incident Summary:

10/14/2017: Assailants attempted to seize weapons from security guards in Qazigund, Jammu and Kashmir, India. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, police arrested two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) members in connection with the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Kud neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Personnel Security Officers (PSOs)
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
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
"Militant module unearthed in Kashmir’s Kulgam; Hizbul, LeT operatives arrested," Hindustan Times, October 16, 2017.
"3 militants arrested during live action, 1 OGW held in 3 days: IGP," UNI (United News of India), October 16, 2017.
"Police unearth terror module in J&K," Deccan Herald, October 16, 2017.