Incident Summary:

08/29/2016: Assailants armed with firearms attacked Zalin village in Hama governorate, Syria. There were an unknown number of casualties in the ensuing clash. This was one of four related incidents in Hama on the same day. The Free Syrian Army claimed responsibility for the attacks. Sources also attributed the incidents to Jund al-Aqsa.

GTD ID:
201608310027

When:
2016-08-29

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Hamah

City:
Zalin

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Zalin Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Free Syrian Army Al-Izzah Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Jund al-Aqsa No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Jets Bomb Syrian Rebels as They Wage Big Attack in Hama Province," New York Times, September 1, 2016.
"Syrian Army Repels Attacks in Hama Province," GlobalSecurity.org, September 1, 2016.
"Syrian army kills 50 rebels in foiling attacks in Hama," Enews.Shafaqna.com, August 31, 2016.