Incident Summary:

12/19/2017: Assailants fired a rifle grenade at police lines in Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

Pulwama district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Jammu and Kashmir Police
Specific Description Police Line
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
An under-barrel grenade launcher (UBGL) was used in the attack.
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
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
"J&K: Terrorists fired from an UBGL towards police in Pulwama," Siasat Daily, December 20, 2017.
"Grenade lobbed at Police Staff Quarters in Pulwama," The Northlines, December 19, 2017.
"India: Rifle grenade attack on police lines in south Kashmir, no injury," Daily Excelsior Online, December 19, 2017.