Incident Summary:

05/08/2019: A suicide bomber detonated inside a Syrian Armed Forces (SAF) armored vehicle in Kafr Nabudah, Hamah, Syria. It is unknown whether there were any casualties, aside from the death of the assailant. Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201905080040

When:
2019-05-08

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Hamah

City:
Kafr Nabudah

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 Armored Vehicle
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 Vehicle
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden armored vehicle was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
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 Claimed Responsibility
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
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 1
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Doctors Go Underground as Syrian Government Attacks Rebel Northwest," Haaretz, May 8, 2019.
"Terrorism Digest: 8-9 May 19," BBC Monitoring, May 9, 2019.