Incident Summary:

06/17/2019: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near People’s Protection Units (YPG) security offices along Qadour Beik Street in Qamishli, Al Hasakah, Syria. Aside from the death of the assailant, at least seven people were injured in the blast. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) claimed responsibility for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Al Hasakah


Location Details:
The incident occurred along Qadour Beik street.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Syria
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity People’s Protection Units (YPG)
Specific Description Security Offices
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 Vehicle
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden car 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) 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 1 Fatalities / 7 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 7
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"2nd LD-Writethru: Explosion reported in Syria's Qamishli," Xinhua General News Service, June 17, 2019.
"Car bomb in Syria's Qamishli wounds 7," Saudi Gazette, June 17, 2019.
"Terrorism Digest: 17-18 Jun 19," BBC Monitoring, June 18, 2019.