Incident Summary:

11/03/2016: Assailants fired projectiles at the 3000 Apartment Complex in Hamdaniyeh 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. Several groups, including Ahrar al-Sham, the Shamiya Front, Jaish al-Mujahideen (Syria), Al-Sham Legion, and the Southern Front, claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201611030031

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 3000 Apartments area in the Hamdaniyeh 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 3000 Apartment Complex
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.)
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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Ahrar al-Sham Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Jaish al-Mujahideen (Syria) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Shamiya Front The Fastaqim Kama Umirta Gathering 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 2 Fatalities / 28 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 28
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Rebel groups detonate huge car bombs in western Aleppo," Reuters India, November 3, 2016.
"Syrian rebels launch multiple attacks on gov't held Aleppo," Associated Press, November 3, 2016.
"Syria: Alleged Cease-Fire Violations by Regime, Allies; Anti-Regime Hostilities 3 November 2016," Summary, November 2, 2016.