Incident Summary:

03/11/2016: Assailants attacked Hamamiyat, Hama, Syria. This was one of five related incidents in the governorate on the same day. At least 20 assailants were killed across all five attacks. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to Al-Nusrah Front and Jund al-Aqsa.




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Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Al-Hamamiyat Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
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 reliable estimates are reported here. Casualty numbers for this attack represent a division of a cumulative total of those killed across incidents 201603110037, 201603110038, 201603110039, 201603110040, and 201603110041. This incident is part of a set of coordinated attacks in which both military and non-military entities were targeted.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Nusrah Front No
Jund al-Aqsa No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 4 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 4
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Insurgents in Syria attack government positions," Ynet News, March 10, 2016.
"Another Nusra offensive in northern Hama fails as the Syrian Army kills 37 militants," Al-Masdar News, March 12, 2016.