Incident Summary:

04/30/2018: Assailants shot and killed three civilians in the Iqbal Market area in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) claimed responsibility for the attack.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Iqbal Market area in Old Town.

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: Asif Ahmad Sheikh, Haseeb Ahmad Khan, Mohammad Asgar
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
AK assault rifles were 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
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 3 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
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
"LeT responsible for killing of 3 civilians in Baramulla: Police," UNI (United News of India), May 1, 2018.
"Lashkar militants gun down three civilians in Baramulla," Chandigarh Tribune, April 30, 2018.
"3 persons shot dead by unknown gunmen in Baramuula," Kashmir Observer, April 30, 2018.