Incident Summary:

09/29/2016: Assailants fired projectiles that landed and detonated in Al-Tuwal, Jazan, Saudi Arabia. At least three people, including a Bangladeshi national, were injured in the blasts. This was on of two projectile attacks in Al-Tuwal on the same day. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incidents to Huthi extremists.



Saudi Arabia

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:



Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Saudi Arabia
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian
Nationality of Target Bangladesh
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.)
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
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 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Saudi soldier killed by shells from Yemen," The Gulf Today, September 30, 2016."
"Bangladeshi injured in Yemen attack," Financial Express Bangladesh, September 30, 2016."
"Houthi shelling from Yemen border kills Saudi soldier," Al-Araby al-Jadeed, September 30, 2016."