Incident Summary:

07/11/2016: Assailants armed with projectiles and firearms attacked Mohafezza neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria. This was one of six projectiles attacks in different areas of Aleppo on the same day. At least eight people were killed and 80 others were wounded across all six assaults. The Aleppo Fatah Operations Room claimed responsibility for the attacks.




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Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Mohafezza neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
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.)
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Artillery and machine guns 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this attack conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here. Casualty numbers for this attack represent a division of the total number of those killed and wounded across incidents 201607110030, 201607110048, 201607110049, 201607110050, 201607110051, and 201607110052.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Aleppo Fatah Operations Room Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 13 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 13
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Aleppo - Rebels launch fierce assault in Syria's divided Aleppo," AFP (North European Service), July 11, 2016.
"Islamist Factions Launch Missiles in Aleppo, Kill at least 5," Latin American Herald Tribune, July 12, 2016.
"Syrian rebels fight back in Aleppo, recapture key district from regime troops," MyInforms, July 12, 2016.