2015 Udhampur terrorist attack

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On 5 August 2015 two LeT armed terrorist attacked a BSF convoy in Udhampur. One terrorist, Mohammad Naved, was caught alive in the attack while the other one was killed. Both of them were Pakistani citizens. This terrorist was caught with the help of villagers.[1]

The mastermind of the attack, Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Qasim, was killed on 29 October 2015 in the Kulgam area of Kashmir, in a joint operation by Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Indian Army.[2] According to LeT chief Mahmood Shah, Qasim's real name was Abdul Rehman and he was a resident of Multan, Pakistan.[3]

Sabzar Bhat was indicted for transporting the two attackers; he would in 2016 become a commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen.[4]


  1. ^ Singh, Vijaita (2015-08-05). "Udhampur attack: terrorists were from Pakistan". The Hindu. Retrieved 2015-12-29.
  2. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/top-let-commander-and-udhampur-attack-mastermind-abu-qasim-killed-in-encounter/
  3. ^ Ashiq, Peerzada (2015-10-30). "Violent protests, shutdown in Kashmir over killing of Lashkar man". The Hindu. Retrieved 2015-12-29.
  4. ^ Trucker wanted in udhampur terror attack case arrested.(2015, Oct 14). DNA : Daily News & Analysis. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1721730797 Srinagar: Two months after Udhampur terror attack, Jammu and Kashmir police achieved a major success on Tuesday when they arrested the truck owner-cum-conductor who ferried two Pakistani militants to Samroli on the Jammu-Srinagar highway to launch a fidayeen attack on the security forces on August 5.