Incident Summary:

06/04/2018: Assailants threw a grenade at police personnel in Batapora, Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Sixteen people, including police officers and civilians, were injured in the blast. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Al-Badr claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Batapora area of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Shopian Police
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
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
Additional Information The victims included officers Inspector Gulzar Ahmad, Constable Altaf Ahmad, Constable Javid Ahmad and Constable Nazir Ahmad.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Badr Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Video)
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 / 16 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 16
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"After Spurt in Grenade Attacks in Kashmir, a Defunct Militant Outfit Stages a Revival,", June 5, 2018.
"23 hurt in grenade attacks in Valley," Chandigarh Tribune, June 4, 2018.
"SHO among 23 injured in grenade blasts," Daily, June 4, 2018.