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Major Terrorist Attacks on Security Forces Establishments
in the Post-Kargil Period in Jammu and Kashmir







July 13
BSF camp, Bandipora DIG & four others
August 6
Army camp, Natnoos Major, two JCOs
August 7
Army camp, Trehgam Colonel, three guards
August 13
Army camp, Beerwah Three soldiers
September 12
15 Corps Headquarters, Badamibagh  
November 3
Army cantonment, Srinagar 10, including Defence Public Relations Officer
November 10
Army camps at Rampur, Wagoor & Karnah 13 jawans
December 2
Army HQ, Baramulla One JCO
December 13
Civil Lines area, Srinagar Five policemen
December 15
Army camp, Rafiabad Several injured
December 27
Special Operations Group HQ, Srinagar One DSP, 11 SOG personnel
January 7
Metreological Centre, Srinagar Four CRPF personnel
April 19
First human bomb attack targeting Army Head Quarters in Srinagar. Two army personnel injured
August 10
Twin attacks in Srinagar. First a grenade explosion which led to a gathering of security forces in the area. Then a car bomb exploded. Nine police personnel and three army personnel
42 injured
October 21
Terrorists use unmanned pony to carry an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) into a security force camp at Lapri in Udhampur district. Two security force personnel killed, four others injured.
December 16
Fidayeen attack on a camp at Mendhar in Rajouri district, the two attackers manage to escape after the attack. Two personnel killed
December 22
A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) fidayeen squad launches an attack within the army garrison at Red Fort in New Delhi. All members of the squad escape after the attack. Three personnel killed
December 25
Second human bomb attack targeting Army Head Quarters at Badami Bagh in Srinagar. Four personnel killed
December 27
Special Operations Group HQ, Srinagar One DSP, 11 personnel
January 18
Two separate land mine blasts targeted at security force convoys in Pulwama and Kaigam Nine personnel killed
February 9
Fidayeen squad drawn from LeT and Al Umar Mujahideen attack police control room in Srinagar Eight personnel killed
March 1
Hizb ambush at Janglat Mandi, Anantnag A Colonel and one personnel killed. A Brigadier and three other personnel injured
March 2
Ambush at Morha Chatru in Rajouri district. Lashkar claims responsibility saying that attack was carried out jointly with Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Hizb-e-Islami and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). 15 personnel killed.
March 26
Fidayeen attack on CRPF base at Wazir Bagh in Srinagar Four personnel killed
April 14
Fidayeen attack on Army base at Lassipora, Kupwara. Six personnel killed
May 25
Hizb terrorists ambush patrol party at Gorikund, Udhampur. Five killed, two injured
July 15
Lashkar terrorists attack base at Shahlal, Kupwara. Five killed, eight others injured
August 23
Six terrorists attack Poonch police station Seven killed
September 6
IED explodes under a civilian bus carrying SF personnel at Khooni Nallah, Doda Five killed, 17 others injured
September 8
IED explodes under an army vehicle at Dharamkund, Udhampur One officer and five personnel killed, two personnel injured
September 9
IED explodes under an army truck at Angrala, Udhampur. One officer and four personnel killed, One soldier injured
September 17
SF personnel sleeping inside the basement of a building in Handwara, Kupwara, attacked by two fidayeen of the LeT using grenades. One fidayeen was killed by SF personnel in the building while the other escaped after the attack. Nine SF personnel killed. One fidayeen killed in retaliatory action.


JCO - Junior Commissioned Officer


CRPF - Central Reserve Police Force


DSP - Deputy Superintendent of Police


SOG - Special Operations Group, Jammu and Kashmir Police

  DIG - Deputy Inspector-General of Police


IED - Improvised Explosive Device





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