Incident Summary:

08/06/2002: A separatist militant threw a grenade at a crowded marketplace in Rajouri District of Jammu region in Indian Kashmir. 15 people were injured.

GTD ID:
200208060006

When:
2002-08-06

Country:
India

Region:
South Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir

City:
Rajouri

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Indian civilians
Specific Description Indian Kashmiris in a marketplace in Rajouri District
Nationality of Target India
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite 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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 15 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 15
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"15 wounded in Kashmir market attack," Chicago Tribune, August 9, 2002.
"10 Injured in Grenade Attack at Market in Kashmir," New Delhi Doordarshan DD-1 National Television, August 5, 2002.