Incident Summary:

11/20/2016: Assailants fired rockets that landed and detonated in Hayy al-Sbail neighborhood, Aleppo, Syria. This was one of five projectile attacks in different Aleppo neighborhoods on the same day. At least two people were killed and 32 others were injured across the four incidents that did not target the school. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Hayy al-Sbail 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-Sabil 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 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 201611200004, 201611200005, 201611200006, 201611200007.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 8 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 8
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Updated-10 people, mostly schoolchildren, killed in terrorist rocket attacks on Aleppo,", November 20, 2016.
"7 children killed by shells in western Aleppo school; SYRIA CONFLICT," EFE Newswire - Americas in Focus, November 20, 2016.