Incident Summary:

12/07/2013: Assailants attacked residents of Raad village, Dammaj city, Saada governorate, Yemen. This was one of two similar attacks on villages in the town; at least five residents and 30 assailants were killed and 22 residents were injured across both attacks. No group claimed responsibility for the incidents; however, sources attributed the attacks to Huthis.

GTD ID:
201312070011

When:
2013-12-07

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Saada

City:
Dammaj

Location Details:
The incident occurred in Raad village.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Raad Village
Specific Description Village
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Unknown
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this attack represent an equal division of the total number killed and wounded covering incidents 201312070010 and 201312070011.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 17 Fatalities / 11 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 17
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 15
Total Number of Injured 11
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Houthis kill 5, injure 22 in Yemen attack," World Bulletin, December 7, 2013."
"Yemen: Salafi Leader Calls On Muslims To Provide Fighters With Money, Weapons To Fight Huthists," OSC Summary, December 7, 2013."