Incident Summary:

07/30/2013: Three mortar shells were fired into a government-held district of Dablan town, Deir ez-Zor governorate, Syria. At least ten people were killed and 26 others were wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for this incident.

GTD ID:
201307300004

When:
2013-07-30

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Deir ez-Zor

City:
Dablan

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Three mortars were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 10 Fatalities / 26 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 10
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 26
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"At least 17 killed in air, mortar attacks in Syria," The Hindu, July 30, 2013."
"Attacks batter Syrian cities, 17 dead," The Gulf Today, July 30, 2013."