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Militant attacks in India

Militant attacks in India that wreaked havoc and claimed many Jawans

Militant attacks in India that wreaked havoc and claimed lives of many Jawans 

Recent Militant attacks in India

  1. Kupwara Attack
  • Attack on an Indian Army camp in Kupwara on April 27, 2017
  • Claimed the life of three Army personnel including a Captain and severely injured five others
  • A 75-year-old civilian killed in the clash with civilians, when they asked the security forces for the militants’ bodies for performing last rites 
  1. Sukma attack
  • An attack by the Communist Party of India (CPI) against Indian paramilitary forces CPRF on April 24, 2017
  • Took place in Sukma district of Chattisgarh
  • 14 CRPF personnel killed, 12 others injured 
  1. Baramulla (October 2, 2016)
  • A “fidayeen” or suicide attack by the militants on an Army camp at Baramulla
  • Claimed the life of one BSF jawan and injured two others
  • The firing was reported at the 46 battalion of Rashtriya Rifles
  • The militants reportedly entered the premises through the adjacent BSF camp  
  1. Uri Attack (September 18, 2016)
  • An attack by four heavily armed terrorists on September 18, 2016 in Uri, North Kashmir
  • Killed 17 soldiers and injured 30 others
  • The militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) was suspected of being involved in the planning and execution of the attack
  • Severe fatalities faced by Indian soldiers as their tents and shelters caught fire due to the explosions triggered by the militants 
  1. Pathankot (January 2, 2016)
  • A terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force Station by a heavily-armed group on January 2, 2016
  • Claimed the lives of four attackers and two security forces
  • Following the attack, gunshots were fired on January 3, 2016 and another security officer was killed by an IED explosion
  • The gun battle continued till January 4, 2016 and claimed the life of yet another attacker 

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