Incident Summary:

06/01/2018: Assailants threw a grenade at the residence of Mushtaq Shah in Tral, Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Shah, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), was unharmed as he was not present at the time of the attack. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Pulwama district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly
Specific Description Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA): Mushtaq Shah
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
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
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
"Security personnel, civilian injured in Kashmir grenade blasts," Times of India, June 1, 2018.
"Series Of Grenade Attacks In Valley," Kashmir Observer, June 1, 2018.
"Grenade fired at PDP MLA's house, no casualties," Indo-Asian News Service, June 1, 2018.