Incident Summary:

09/05/2018: Explosive devices detonated on a bridge in Beit al-Ras, Hamah, Syria. There were no reported casualties in the blasts. This was one of two attacks targeting bridges in villages of Al-Ghab Plains on the same day. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incidents to the National Liberation Front (NLF-Syria).




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Beit al-Ras

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the al-Ghab Plains area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Bridge
Nationality of Target Syria
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
National Liberation Front (NLF-Syria) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Shells hit Syria's Idlib as rebels brace for assault," MENA English (Middle East and North Africa Financial Network), September 6, 2018.
"Syria: FSA Preparations To Confront Regime Attack on Idlib Continue in al-Ghab Plain," Syrian Observer, September 6, 2018.