Incident Summary:

12/31/2018: Assailants opened fire on the vehicle of Mustafa Hammud, the deputy director of the prison service, in Dali, Ad Dali, Yemen. Hammud and four others were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201812310019

When:
2018-12-31

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Ad Dali

City:
Dali

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Ad Dali Prison Service
Specific Description Vehicle Deputy Director: Mustafa Hammud
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Yemen: Roundup of Political, Security, CT Developments 2000 GMT 3 January 2019," Summary, January 2, 2019.