Incident Summary:

08/15/2016: Assailants fired projectiles that landed and detonated in Hawsh Nasri, Rif Dimashq, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the attack. Jaysh al-Islam (Syria) 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:
201608150015

When:
2016-08-15

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rif Dimashq

City:
Hawsh Nasri

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Haush Nasri 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.)
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
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) No
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 15 August 2016," Summary, August 15, 2016.
"Syria: Alleged Cease-Fire Violations by Regime, Allies; Anti-Regime Hostilities 15 August 2016," Summary, August 15, 2016.