Incident Summary:

02/02/2020: Assailants threw a grenade at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) post in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. At least two CRPF members and seven civilians were wounded in the blast. The Resistance Front (TRF) claimed responsibility for the attack. Sources also noted that three Jaish-e-Muhammad members were arrested in connection with 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 Post
Nationality of Target India
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
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 Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most recent reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) No
The Resistance Front (TRF) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 3
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 9 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 9
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Jammu and Kashmir: TRF: The New 'Front'," India Blooms News Service, May 18, 2020.
"Ex-PDP MLA's nephew among 3 arrested for Srinagar grenade attack," The Times of India (TOI), February 7, 2020.
"Kashmir: 2 CRPF jawans, 7 civilians hurt in grenade attack," The Pioneer (India), February 3, 2020.