Incident Summary:

06/16/2019: Assailants fired rockets that landed and detonated in Wadihi, Aleppo, Syria. At least 12 people were killed and 15 other people were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.

GTD ID:
201906160013

When:
2019-06-16

Country:
Syria

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Aleppo

City:
Wadihi

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Al-Wadihi Village
Specific Description Village
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/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
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 12 Fatalities / 15 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 12
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 15
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"12 killed in Aleppo following mortar shelling," Asian News International (ANI), June 17, 2019.
"Militant rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media," Gulf Times, June 17, 2019.
"N Syria escalation: Civilians die in rebel attack," BBC Monitoring, June 17, 2019.