Incident Summary:

03/14/2017: Assailants attacked military forces in Usaylan district, Shabwah, Yemen. It is unknown if the assault resulted in any casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Houthi extremists.

GTD ID:
201703140028

When:
2017-03-14

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Shabwah

City:
Usaylan district

Location Details:
The incident occurred near Ben Ageel mountain.

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 Soldiers
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
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 Unknown
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
"Fighting intensifies outside Sana’a," Gulf News, March 14, 2017."