Incident Summary:

07/15/2015: Assailants fired projectiles at Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) soldiers and militia members in Kafrayah, Idlib, Syria. There were an unknown number of casualties in the incident. This was one of two attacks in Idlib on the same day. Jaish al-Fatah (Syria) claimed responsibility and stated that the attack was carried out in retaliation for the government's offensive on Zabadani.

GTD ID:
201507160043

When:
2015-07-15

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Idlib

City:
Kafrayah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Syrian Armed Forces (SAF)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Syria
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Members
Nationality of Target Syria
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Members
Nationality of Target Iran
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom 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
A Hell cannon and heavy mortars were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jaish al-Fatah (Syria) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Syrian Unrest: Roundup of Opposition, Pan-Arab Reports on Field Incidents 16 July 2015," OSC Summary, July 16, 2015.
"Syrian Unrest: Roundup of Opposition, Pan-Arab Reports on Field Incidents 15 July 2015," OSC Summary, July 15, 2015.
"Qaeda, allies attack Shiite villages in northwest Syria," Yahoo! Finance, July 15, 2015.