Incident Summary:

08/22/2013: A suicide bomber detonated at a restaurant in Aleppo city, Aleppo governorate, Syria. In addition to the bomber, at least six people were killed and 20 others were injured in this attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201308220024

When:
2013-08-22

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Aleppo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Kabo Grillo
Specific Description Restaurant
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 7 Fatalities / 20 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 20
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Blast In Syria's Aleppo Restaurant Claims Ten Lives," Fars News Agency, August 23, 2013."
"8/24/2013: BUSINESS: SCRIBE AMONG 6 KILLED BY SUICIDE BOMBER IN SYRIA: MEDIA," Hindustan Times, August 23, 2013."
"Suicide Bomber Kills Eight at Restaurant in Syria's Aleppo," BusinessWeek, August 23, 2013."