Incident Summary:

03/19/2014: Assailants launched two rocket propelled grenades at a military vehicle in Mansoura neighborhood, Aden city, Adan governorate, Yemen. Two soldiers were wounded in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, authorities attributed the attack to the Southern Mobility Movement (Yemen).

GTD ID:
201403190016

When:
2014-03-19

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Adan

City:
Mansura

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Yemeni Army
Specific Description Patrol
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Two rocket propelled grenades 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Southern Mobility Movement (Yemen) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Militants target military in Aden," Yemen Post, March 20, 2014.
"Gunmen attack army patrol in south Yemen, injuring 2," Xinhua News Agency, March 19, 2014.
"Highlights: Yemen Social Media 19 March 2014," OSC Summary, March 18, 2014.