Incident Summary:

12/26/2019: Assailants fired projectiles at WFP grain stores at the Red Sea Mills near Hudaydah, 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:
201912260017

When:
2019-12-26

Country:
Yemen

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Al Hudaydah

City:
Near Hudaydah

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: NGO
Name of Entity World Food Programme (WFP)
Specific Description Grain Store
Nationality of Target International
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
Artillery was 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) 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 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
"UN food agency 'halts work' at grain store after Yemen rebel attack," Al-Masdar Online website, December 27, 2019.
"Democratic Republic of the Congo: Attacks on Ebola Response December 2019," ReliefWeb, February 1, 2020.