Incident Summary:

05/24/2016: Assailants fired projectiles at Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) soldiers in Kafrayah, Idlib, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the incident. This was one of two projectiles attacks in neighboring villages of Idlib on the same day. Jaish al-Fatah (Syria) claimed responsibility and stated that the incidents were carried out in retaliation for the military not adhering to the truce.

GTD ID:
201605240060

When:
2016-05-24

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
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Artillery was 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: Video)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"BBC Monitoring: Pan-Arab TV Headlines," BBC Monitoring, May 24, 2016.
"VIDEO: Islamists unleash massive bombardment on Shiite enclave in Idlib," Al-Masdar News, May 24, 2016.