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Attack Date Location
Monday 03 October 2016 Syrian Arab Republic, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Aleppo, London)
Target individual Attack category
Health workers in Syrian hospital/in the UK Unknown

Additional notes on attack

Attackers gained access to UK-based, volunteer surgeon's device, enabling them to pinpoint the location of a Syrian hospital and subsequently launch a kinetic strike

Harm Notes
Harm to digital capacity, Physical human harm, Societal harm Harm to digital capacity - surgeon's ability to provide remote assistance degraded Physical human harm - Syrian regime was able to strike hospital, killing two patients Societal harm - hospital has been permanently closed, degrading capacity to provide medical care in warzone
Actor type
State Actor
Attacker agenda Attacker location
State Activity Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic
Source Source name
Traditional Media Daily Telegraph
Source URLs