Incident Summary:

11/20/2016: Assailants fired three missiles at Marib, Yemen. There were no reported casualties as the missiles were intercepted by coalition air defense forces. Huthi extremists claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201611190054

When:
2016-11-20

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Marib

City:
Marib

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Marib Governorate
Specific Description Governorate
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
Three ballistic 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) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Yemen calm as cease-fire takes hold," Arab News, November 20, 2016.
"Houthis holding relief ships in ports under their control," Saudi Gazette, November 20, 2016.
"Fighting shatters Yemen truce," Special Broadcasting Service, November 20, 2016.