Incident Summary:

05/30/2018: Assailants fired mortars at a Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) convoy near Kherbet Ghazalah, Daraa, Syria. It is unknown whether there were any casualties in the attack. The Free Syrian Army claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201805300039

When:
2018-05-30

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Daraa

City:
Near Kherbet Ghazalah

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Daraa 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 Convoy
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.)
Weapon Details
Mortars were used in the attack.
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
Free Syrian Army Al-Bunyan al-Marsous Operations Room Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
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 Unknown
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Rebels fire on mobilizing government forces in Daraa amidst international negotiations over the fate...," Syria Direct, May 30, 2018.
"Rebels Attack Syrian Forces in South Ahead of Anticipated Battle," BBC Monitoring, May 30, 2018.