Incident Summary:

11/25/2016: Assailants attacked a Military of Yemen post in eastern Taizz city, Yemen. At least 12 people, including one soldier and 11 assailants, were killed and 11 other soldiers and an unknown number of assailants were injured in the ensuing clash. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to Huthi extremists.

GTD ID:
201611250053

When:
2016-11-25

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Taizz

City:
Taizz

Location Details:
The incident occurred in eastern Taizz.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unknown
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Military of Yemen
Specific Description Post
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
Unknown
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
Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 12 Fatalities / 11 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 12
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 11
Total Number of Injured 11
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Fighting kills 14 in southwestern Yemen," Anadolu Ajansi, November 26, 2016."