Incident Summary:

05/04/2018: Assailants opened fire on a married couple at their residence in Bomai, Sopore, Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India. One person, identified as Mohammad Ashraf Mir, was killed, while his spouse was injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Baramulla 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: Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Saima
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 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
"Man killed, wife injured after gunmen open fire," Hindustan Times, May 5, 2018.
"Gunmen kill 3 people in Indian-controlled Kashmir," Xinhua News Agency, May 5, 2018.
"2 civilians abducted, killed in Bandipora," Chandigarh Tribune, May 5, 2018.