Assesments And Perspectives Terrorism

Post Event Analysis: Pulwama Attack

A Suicide Vehicle borne IED (SVBIED) targeted a CRPF convoy traveling from Jammu to Srinagar on February 14. At least 44 troopers were killed in this attack which was subsequently claimed by the Pakistan backed regional militant group- Jaish e Mohammad (JeM). The assailant was reportedly a young Kashmiri local and was supposedly disenfranchised by the perceived excesses of the Indian security personnel deployed in the valley.

Assesments And Perspectives

India Pakistan Standoff: Assessment & Forecast

The airstrikes targeting the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), a Pakistan backed militant group, preceded the suicide Vehicle borne IED (SVBIED) attack targeting a CRPF convoy on February 14. The attack was immediately claimed by the militant group. Around 44 security personnel were reportedly killed in the attack. It also happens to be a notable incident not only for the high casualties sustained in a single attack but also because of the modus operandi (an SVBIED attack), which remains highly uncommon for this region.

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