Incident Summary:

05/27/2018: Assailants threw a grenade and opened fire at a 50 Rashtriya Rifles camp in Kakapora, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Two people, including a soldier and a civilian, were killed in the ensuing clash. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Rashtriya Rifles
Specific Description 50 Rashtriya Rifles Camp
Nationality of Target India
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian: Bilal Ganie
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
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
Additional Information The victims included a soldier, Vikram Singh.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
"JeM Owns Shopian, Pulwama Attacks," Kashmir Observer, May 30, 2018.
"Soldier killed in attack on J&K Army camp," Indian Express, May 29, 2018.
"Soldier, civilian killed as militants attack army camp in Kashmir...," Deccan Herald, May 28, 2018.