Incident Summary:

10/31/2017: An explosive device detonated near Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) soldiers in Zimrin, Daraa, Syria. Following the blast, assailants then attacked the soldiers. Several soldiers were killed or injured in the incident. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the attack to the Ababil Houran Brigade faction of the Southern Front.

GTD ID:
201710310032

When:
2017-10-31

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Daraa

City:
Zimrin

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Izra district.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Syrian Armed Forces (SAF)
Specific Description Soldiers
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Southern Front Ababil Houran Brigade No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Syrian rebels ambush regime forces in countryside of Daraa," Iraqi News, November 1, 2017.