Incident Summary:

06/25/2015: Assailants fired projectiles at residential neighborhoods in Aden city, Adan governorate, Yemen. Seven civilians were killed and 94 others were wounded in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Huthis.

GTD ID:
201506250025

When:
2015-06-25

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Adan

City:
Aden

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Neighborhoods
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Unknown
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
Rockets 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) 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
Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 7 Fatalities / 94 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 7
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 94
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Yemen: Unrest Update 26 June 2015," OSC Summary, June 25, 2015."
"Rockets destroy several houses in Aden," Yahoo! UK and Ireland, June 24, 2015."