2020 Aden airport attack

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2020 Aden attacks
Part of the Yemeni Civil War (2014–present)
LocationAden, Aden Governorate, Yemen
Coordinates12°49′32″N 45°02′11″E / 12.82556°N 45.03639°E / 12.82556; 45.03639Coordinates: 12°49′32″N 45°02′11″E / 12.82556°N 45.03639°E / 12.82556; 45.03639
Date30 December 2020
TargetAden International Airport
Attack type
Mass shooting
Non-fatal injuries

On 30 December 2020, a plane which had members of the newly formed Yemeni government landed at Aden International Airport in the southwest of Yemen. As passengers left the plane, there were explosions and gunfire. 25 people were killed and 110 others injured.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mukhashaf, Mohammed (30 December 2020). "Twenty-two killed in attack on Aden airport after new Yemen cabinet lands". Reuters. Retrieved 30 December 2020.