Incident Summary:

06/13/2019: Assailants, including suicide bombers, attacked Syrian Army positions on the outskirts of Hamamiyat, Hamah, Syria. There were an unknown number of assailant casualties in the incident. Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201906130027

When:
2019-06-13

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Hamah

City:
Near Hamamiyat

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Syrian Army
Specific Description Positions
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 Suicide (carried bodily by human being)
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Explosives-laden vests, tanks, and machine guns mounted onto vehicles were 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 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
"Roundup: Syrian army repels major rebel attack in Hama," Xinhua General News Service, June 14, 2019.
"Terrorism: Roundup of Official Tahrir al-Sham Corps Messages 16-17 June 2019," Summary, June 16, 2019.