Incident Summary:

12/20/2019: Assailants shelled residential areas in At Tuhayta district, Al Hudaydah, Yemen. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah).

GTD ID:
201912200003

When:
2019-12-20

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Al Hudaydah

City:
At Tuhayta district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Residences
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
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) 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 0
Total Number of Injured Unknown
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Al Houthis suffer more casualties in foiled Hodeida attacks," Gulf News (United Arab Emirates), December 21, 2019.