Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Sanaa, Yemen--20 March 2015

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

Date: 20 March 2015

Location: Sanaa, Yemen

Type of event: terrorism


The Al Badr and Al Hashoosh mosques in Sanaa, Yemen, were each attacked by a suicide bomber. The terrorists smuggled explosives inside the mosques using fake casts. At each location a second explosion a short time later targeted those fleeing the first explosions: a suicide bombing at Al Badr and a car bombing at Al Hashoosh. A total of 142 were killed and 352 injured.

Consequences: 142 killed, 352 injured


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