Incident Summary:

09/04/2018: Assailants threw a grenade at Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Sangrama, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Three people were injured in the attack. The victims included CRPF officers and civilians. Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) claimed responsibility for the incident.




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: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target India
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian: Hilal Ahmed Khandey
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 police officers, Constable Radey Shyam, Constable Shakeel, and Daram Das Tiwari. Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) 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 / 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
"India: Terror attack: 4 CRPF men hurt," The Pioneer Online, September 5, 2018.
"Two CRPF personnel injured in Sangrama in grenade attack: Police," Kashmir News Service, September 4, 2018.
"3 CRPF personnel, civilian injured in militant attack," Early Times (India), September 4, 2018.