Incident Summary:

01/31/2019: Assailants threw a grenade at security personnel in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Seven people, including two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers and five civilians, were injured in the blast. Al-Badr claimed responsibility for the incident.




South Asia

region/u.s. state:

Jammu and Kashmir


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Sherbagh area of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Specific Description Officers
Nationality of Target India
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
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
Al-Badr Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Seven injured in grenade blast in Indian-run Kashmir," Press Trust of India, January 31, 2019.
"India: Al Badr claims responsibility of Anantnag attack," Rising Kashmir Online, February 1, 2019.
"India: J-K: Five civilians, two CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack by militants," The Indian Express Online, January 31, 2019.