Incident Summary:

10/31/2016: Assailants launched missiles at soldiers at the As Salan camp in Maslub district, Al Jawf, Yemen. One assailant was killed and four others were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah) and Supporters of Ali Abdullah Saleh.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Al Jawf

Maslub district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Military of Yemen
Specific Description As Salan Camp
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Missiles 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
Popular Resistance Committees (Yemen) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 4
"5Houthi gunmen killed in an offensive northeast Yemen," Almasdar Online, November 1, 2016.
"Yemen: Security Roundup 2000 GMT 31 October 2016," Summary, October 31, 2016.