Incident Summary:

09/11/2018: Assailants fired grenades at a 22 Rashtriya Rifles camp in Sopore, Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The blast did not result in casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).




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 22 Rashtriya Rifles Camp
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Under-barrel grenade launchers (UBGL) 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
Additional Information The victims included Sepoy Sangpal and Naik Jai Singh. Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) No
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
"IED blast kingpin among 2 Pak ultras killed," Chandigarh Tribune, September 13, 2018.
"Militants lob grenades at Army camp in Sopore," UNI (United News of India), September 11, 2018.
"Grenade blasts in Sopore, Pattan," Greater Kashmir, September 11, 2018.