Incident Summary:

05/28/2018: A remote-controlled explosive device detonated targeting a 44 Rashtriya Rifles vehicle in Sugan, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Three soldiers were injured in the blast; additionally, a second explosive device was discovered and defused following the attack. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the incident. Sources also attributed the attack to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Rashtriya Rifles
Specific Description 44 Rashtriya Rifles Patrol
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Remote Trigger
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive devices, including a remote-controlled roadside bomb, 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
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.