Incident Summary:

08/06/2016: Assailants fired projectiles that landed and detonated in Hamdaniyeh neighborhood, Aleppo, Syria. At least seven people were killed and 13 others were injured in the attack. Jaish al-Mujahideen (Syria) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201608060051

When:
2016-08-06

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Aleppo

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Hamdaniyeh neighborhood in Aleppo.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Hamdaniyeh Neighborhood
Specific Description Neighborhood
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
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
Rockets 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
Jaish al-Mujahideen (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 7 Fatalities / 13 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
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
Sources
"At least 7 civilians killed in rocket attacks on Aleppo," EFE, August 6, 2016.
"Syria: Alleged Cease-Fire Violations by Regime, Allies; Anti-Regime Hostilities 8 August 2016," Summary, August 7, 2016.
"Syria rebels claim to have broken Assad regime's siege of Aleppo after more than 600 deaths during five days of bloody fighting," Big News Network, August 6, 2016.