Incident Summary:

07/22/2016: Assailants fired projectiles that landed and detonated in Khaldiyah neighborhood, Aleppo city, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Both Jaysh al-Islam (Syria) and Jaish al-Mujahideen (Syria) separately claimed responsibility for the incident. Sources also attributed the attack to Al-Nusrah Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

GTD ID:
201607220005

When:
2016-07-22

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Aleppo

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Khaldiyah neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity al-Khalidiyah Village
Specific Description Village
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
Humaym rockets, Umar missiles, and mortars were 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Nusrah Front No
Jaish al-Mujahideen (Syria) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Jaysh al-Islam (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 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
"Russian Terrorism and Counterterrorism Highlights 22 July 2016," Summary, July 22, 2016.
"Syria: Alleged Cease-Fire Violations by Regime, Allies; Anti-Regime Hostilities 22 July 2016," Summary, July 22, 2016.