Incident Summary:

09/23/2016: Assailants armed with projectiles and firearms attacked Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) tanks in Hawsh Nasri, Rif Dimashq, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the assault. Jaysh al-Islam (Syria) claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201609230058

When:
2016-09-23

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Rif Dimashq

City:
Hawsh Nasri

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Syrian Armed Forces (SAF)
Specific Description Tanks
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.)
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Mortars and small arms 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
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
"Syria sees 28 truce breaches in past 24 hours - Russian Defense Ministry," Interfax, September 23, 2016.
"Syria: Alleged Cease-Fire Violations by Regime, Allies; Anti-Regime Hostilities 24 September 2016," Summary, September 24, 2016.