Incident Summary:

11/03/2016: Assailants fired projectiles that landed and detonated in Al-Masharqeh neighborhood, Aleppo, Syria. This was one of seven projectile attacks in different Aleppo neighborhoods on the same day. At least 12 people were killed and 200 others were injured across all seven incidents. Jaish al-Fatah (Syria) claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201611030026

When:
2016-11-03

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Aleppo

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Al-Masharqeh area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity al-Masharqeh Neighborhood
Specific Description Neighborhood
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 Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Rockets and mortars 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
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
Jaish al-Fatah (Syria) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
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 0
Total Number of Injured 29
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Terrorist attacks on Aleppo kill 5, injure 46," IrishSun.com, November 3, 2016.
"Xinhua: Roundup: Intense Battles In Aleppo, Amid Renewed Rebel Attack," Xinhua, November 3, 2016.
"Areas in the western section of Aleppo are witnessing fierce clashes associated with heavy bombardment causing more casualties and injuries," Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, November 3, 2016.