Incident Summary:

09/18/2018: Assailants threw a grenade and opened fire at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Newa, Jammu and Kashmir, India. One CRPF officer was injured in the attack. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Camp
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Grenade
Firearms Rifle/Shotgun (non-automatic)
Weapon Details
An M4 sniper rifle 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
Additional Information The victims included an officer, Moyeen Khan.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"India: CRPF Trooper Injured In Militant Attack In Pulwama," Kashmir Observer Online, September 18, 2018.
"Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmirs Pulwama; one personnel injured,", September 18, 2018.
"CRPF man injured in Pulwama attack," Chandigarh Tribune, September 18, 2018.