Incident Summary:

09/24/2020: Assailants attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol in Wadipora, Budgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. One officer was killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to both Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Budgam district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Armed Police Force (CAPF)
Specific Description 117 Battalion Patrol
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 Grenade
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
A grenade and M4 carbines were 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 ASI Rank Officer Nu Badole.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) No
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"2 CRPF men killed, 3 injured in terrorist attack in south Kashmir’s Pampore," Hindustan Times, October 5, 2020.
"Terrorists attack CRPF patrol party in South Kashmir; area cordoned off, search underway," Early Times (India), September 25, 2020.
"SIT constituted to probe Babar Qadri's killing: Police," Kashmir Monitor (India), September 25, 2020.