Incident Summary:

10/22/2017: Assailants opened fire on civilians in Seer village near Tral, Jammu and Kashmir, India. One person was killed and another person was injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

Near Tral

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Seer village in the Pulwama district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians: Yasmeena, Ruby Jan
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
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 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Girl, non-local man shot dead in South Kashmir," Kashmir Monitor (India), October 22, 2017.
"3 ‘militant attacks’ in 24 hours in Tral," Greater Kashmir, October 22, 2017.