Incident Summary:

11/26/2020: Assailants opened fire on an Indian Army convoy in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Two soldiers, identified as Sepoy Ratan and Sepoy Deshmukh, were killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). Authorities also suspected the involvement of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

Near Srinagar

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Indian Armed Forces
Specific Description Convoy
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Additional Information The victims included Sepoy Ratan and Sepoy Deshmukh
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) No
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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 Armymen killed in J&K firing, hunt on for gunmen," Indian Express, November 26, 2020.
"2 soldiers martyred in terror attack, 1 in Pak firing at LoC," The Pioneer (India), November 26, 2020.
"Two soldiers killed in Srinagar," The Hindu, November 26, 2020.