Incident Summary:

01/18/2019: Assailants threw a grenade targeting a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. There were no reported casualties, though a civilian vehicle was damaged in the blast. This was one of two related attacks on police in the area on this date. Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and the Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front separately claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201901180013

When:
2019-01-18

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

City:
Srinagar

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Ganta Ghar 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 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Bunker
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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)
Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (post-incident))
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
Sources
"Two grenade attacks by militants in Kashmir,4th in week," UNI (United News of India), January 18, 2019.
"Twin grenade attacks in city-centre, Shopian," Kashmir Monitor (India), January 18, 2019.
"India: Militants lob grenade in Lal Chowk, third such incident in a week in Srinagar," Daily Excelsior Online, January 18, 2019.