Incident Summary:

06/24/2015: An explosive device detonated at SABA News Agency in Sanaa city, Amanat Al Asimah governorate, Yemen. One guard was killed and two others were wounded in the blast. Sanaa Province of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201506240049

When:
2015-06-24

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Amanat Al Asimah

City:
Sanaa

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Journalists & Media
Name of Entity Saba News Agency (SABA)
Specific Description Headquarters
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
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Sanaa Province of the Islamic State Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
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
"One killed in Saba news agency bombing," Yemen Post, June 25, 2015.
"Gulf of Aden Security Review - June 26, 2015," Critical Threats, June 26, 2015.