Incident Summary:

05/14/2019: Assailants fired projectiles targeting Palestinian refugees at Neirab Camp near Aleppo, Syria. At least 10 people were killed and 30 other people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.

GTD ID:
201905140034

When:
2019-05-14

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Near Aleppo

Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Neirab refugee camp.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Neirab Camp
Specific Description Camp
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
Rockets 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the majority reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 10 Fatalities / 30 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 10
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 30
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"UNRWA Condemns the Killing of 10 Civilians in the Palestine Refugee Camp of Neirab in Aleppo," MENA English (Middle East and North Africa Financial Network), May 17, 2019.
"Suicide bombing hits Syrian town, kills policeman," dpa-AFX International ProFeed, May 16, 2019.
"At Least 6 People Died in Terrorists' Mortar Shelling in Syria's Northwest - Reports 4 minutes ago," UrduPoint.com, May 14, 2019.