Incident Summary:

10/29/2016: Assailants armed with projectiles and firearms attacked the area surrounding the 1070 Apartments in Aleppo city, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the assault. This was one of two projectile incidents in the same Aleppo neighborhood on this date. The Turkestan Islamic Party claimed responsibility for the attacks.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the 1070 apartments area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity 1070 District
Specific Description District
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 launch rocket systems, mortars, tube artillery, tanks, and small arms were used in the attack.
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
Turkestan Islamic Party Turkistan Islamic Party (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
"Terrorists launch 42 shell attacks on Syrian provinces in past 24 hours - Russian Defense Ministry," Interfax, October 29, 2016.
"BBC Monitoring: Uighur, Uzbek Jihadists Boast of Suicide Attacks in Aleppo," BBC Monitoring, October 29, 2016.