Incident Summary:

12/31/2020: Assailants launched a grenade and opened fire targeting a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) patrol in Sangam, Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. One CRPF officer (Hardayal Yadav) was injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Anantnag district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description 89 Battalion Patrol
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
An under-barrel grenade launcher (UBGL) and firearms 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 Hardayal Yadav.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Jeweller shot dead in Srinagar," Daily, December 31, 2020.
"Goldsmith shot dead by militants in Srinagar," Deccan Herald, December 31, 2020.
"CRPF officer injured in firing by militants in J-K,", December 31, 2020.