Incident Summary:

12/22/2019: Assailants attacked pro-government militia forces in Hays district, Al Hudaydah, Yemen. No casualties were reported in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah).

GTD ID:
201912220023

When:
2019-12-22

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Al Hudaydah

City:
Hays district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Military of Yemen
Specific Description Forces
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.)
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Artillery and firearms 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) 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 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
"Sporadic armed attacks erupt between Yemeni warring sides in Hodeidah ," Xinhua General News Service, December 23, 2019.