Incident Summary:

08/31/2020: Assailants attacked At Tuhayta district, Al Hudaydah, Yemen. At least four assailants were killed and eight assailants were injured in the ensuing clash with Giants Brigades militia forces. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Houthi extremists (Ansar Allah).




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Al Hudaydah

At Tuhayta district

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Tuhayta Area
Specific Description Area
Nationality of Target Yemen
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity Giants Brigade
Specific Description Militia Forces
Nationality of Target Yemen
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
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 4 Fatalities / 8 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 4
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 4
Total Number of Injured 8
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 8
"Pro-gov't Yemeni militia announces killing of 4 Houthi fighters in Hodeidah," Xinhua General News Service, September 1, 2020.