Incident Summary:

10/12/2019: Assailants threw a grenade targeting a market in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Three civilians were injured in the blast. The Resistance Front (TRF) claimed responsibility and stated that the incident was the beginning of further attacks to push Indian security forces out of Jammu and Kashmir.

GTD ID:
201910120009

When:
2019-10-12

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

City:
Srinagar

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Lal Chowk area of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Hari Singh High Street Market
Specific Description Market
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?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
The Resistance Front (TRF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
Sources
"Jammu and Kashmir: TRF: The New 'Front'," India Blooms News Service, May 18, 2020.
"From a Twitter handle, the story of Pakistan's new terror group for Kashmir," Hindustan Times, April 19, 2020.
"Grenade blast in Srinagar market, 9 injured," Kashmir Monitor (India), October 13, 2019.