Incident Summary:

08/11/2016: Assailants fired projectiles at a cement plant in Aleppo city, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Both the Southern Front and the Free Syrian Army claimed responsibility for the incident. Sources also attributed the attack to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Al-Nusrah Front.

GTD ID:
201608110031

When:
2016-08-11

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Aleppo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Cement Plant
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
Mortars and missiles 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Free Syrian Army Jaish al-Tahrir Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) No
Southern Front First Army 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
"Syria: Alleged Cease-Fire Violations by Regime, Allies; Anti-Regime Hostilities 12 August 2016," Summary, August 12, 2016.
"Syria: Alleged Cease-Fire Violations by Regime, Allies; Anti-Regime Hostilities 13 August 2016," Summary, August 12, 2016.
"Russian Terrorism and Counterterrorism Highlights 11 August 2016," Summary, August 11, 2016.