Incident Summary:

11/03/2016: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle in New Aleppo neighborhood, Aleppo, Syria. Assailants also fired chemical-laced projectiles into the neighborhood. This was one of seven projectile attacks in different Aleppo neighborhoods and one of three car bombings on the same day. At least 12 people were killed and 200 others were injured across all seven incidents. Several groups, including the Nur-al-Din al-Zinki Movement, the Ansar al-Din Front, the Authenticity and Development Front, the Shamiya Front, Al-Nusrah Front, and the Southern Front, claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the New Aleppo neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Chemical Explosive
Weapon Details
Explosives-laden vehicles and other explosives containing poison gas were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers represent a division of the total number of those killed and wounded across incidents 201611030023, 201611030024, 201611030025, 201611030026, 201611030027, 201611030031, and 201611030032. Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most recent reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Ansar al-Din Front Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Authenticity and Development Front Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Nur-al-Din al-Zinki Movement Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 29 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 29
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
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