Incident Summary:

05/29/2016: Assailants fired a rocket at Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) soldiers in Talet al-Sheikh Youssef, Aleppo, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to the Southern Front.

GTD ID:
201605290095

When:
2016-05-29

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Talet al-Sheikh Youssef

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 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 Grad rocket was 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Southern Front First Army No
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
"The battle for Syria s largest city," Reuters India, June 16, 2016.