Major terrorists attacks in India in the year 2016

India has witnessed four major terrorists attacks so far in 2016. The year itself started on a gloomy note with the Pathankot airbase attack.

Pathankot Attack

The terrorist attack committed on January 2 by heavily armed group who attacked the Pathankot Air Force Station, part of the Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force. The attackers used AK-47, grenades, IED. In the overall attack 4-6 attackers, 1 civilian and 7 security personnel (1 IAF Guard commando, 1 NSG) were killed.

United Jihad Council, a Kashmir-based militant group, claimed the responsibility for the attack.

Kokrajhar Shooting

A group of militants opened fire at a market in Balajan Tiniali, near the town of Kokrajar in Assam on August 5. 14 people killed and sixteen were injured as a result of attack.

On September 18, four militants attacked the Indian Army camp at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir. The attacked killed 19 soldiers. It is reported as the “deadliest attack on security forces in Kashmir in twon dacades.” No groups has claimed the responsibility for the attack. Jaish-e-Mohammad is suspected to be involved.

Baramulla Attack

On the midnight of 2nd and 3rd of October 2016, militants attacked a camp of the Indian Army’s 46 Rashtriya Rifles in the Baramulla district of Jammua and Kashmir. On the same day militants attacked Gurdaspur and Pooch. India has beaten Pakistan three times in a day.

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