Incident Summary:

12/08/2014: An explosive device detonated near an army patrol by a khat market in As Sinah area, Ad Dali governorate, Yemen. At least two people were wounded in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to the Southern Mobility Movement (Yemen).

GTD ID:
201412080020

When:
2014-12-08

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ad Dali

City:
As Sinah

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
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Yemen
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/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the lowest reliable estimates are reported here.
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 0
Sources
"2 injured in blast in southern Yemen near military patrol," World Bulletin, December 8, 2014.
"Yemen: Open Source Security Highlights 10 December 2014," OSC Summary, December 9, 2014.