Incident Summary:

10/27/2016: Assailants armed with projectiles and firearms attacked the 3000 Apartments in Hamdaniyeh neighborhood, Aleppo, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the assault. The Shamiya Front, the Southern Front, and Ajnad al-Sham all separately claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the 3000 apartments area of the Hamdaniyeh neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity 3000 Apartments Neighborhood
Specific Description Neighborhood
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 Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Improvised multiple rocket launchers, an anti-armor missile, tube artillery, 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Ajnad al-Sham Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Shamiya Front Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
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"Syria: Conflicting Claims of 'Poison Gas' Attack in Aleppo," Syrian Space Channel Television, October 30, 2016.