Incident Summary:

09/11/2020: Security forces arrested two assailants attempting to carry out a grenade attack in Najibhat, Baramulla district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. There were no casualties in the incident. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attempted attack to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Baramulla district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Unknown
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Unknown
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
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 The captured perpetrators admitted to working under the command of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Commander Abid Qayoom.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
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
"Two militant associates planning grenade attack in Baramulla arrested,one grenade recovered. Police," Kashmir News Service, September 11, 2020.
"Grenade attack foiled, 2 arrested: Police," Greater Kashmir, September 11, 2020.