Incident Summary:

12/06/2016: Assailants fired mortars that landed and detonated in Kafrayah, Idlib, Syria. This was one of two projectile attacks in neighboring Idlib villages on the same day. At least 5 people were killed and 15 others were injured across both incidents. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

GTD ID:
201612060036

When:
2016-12-06

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Idlib

City:
Kafrayah

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Idlib district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Kafraya Town
Specific Description Town
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages 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.)
Weapon Details
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 201612060036 and 201612060037. Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
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 3 Fatalities / 8 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 3
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
Sources
"The Latest: Kerry hopes to revive Syria talks," AP The Associated Press (Embargoed Data), December 6, 2016."
"Syrian Army seizes key areas in Aleppo," ZeeNews.com, December 7, 2016."