Incident Summary:

06/04/2018: Security forces discovered and defused an explosive device on Sopore-Handwara highway in Nathi Pora, Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

Nathi Pora

Location Details:
The incident occurred near Sopore-Handwara highway in Baramulla district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A roadside bomb was 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
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 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
"23 hurt in grenade attacks in Valley," Chandigarh Tribune, June 4, 2018.
"SHO among 23 injured in grenade blasts," Daily, June 4, 2018.
"IED difused in Sopore," HT Syndication, June 4, 2018.