2022 Abu Dhabi attack

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2022 Abu Dhabi attack
Part of the Ymeni Civil War
LocationAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date17 January 2022 (2022-01-17)
14:29 – 14:50 (UTC+4:00)
TargetFuel trucks and airport infrastructure
Attack type
Drone attack
WeaponsDrones, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles
Deaths3[1]
Non-fatal injuries
6
Perpetrators Houthis

The 2022 Abu Dhabi attack was a terrorist attack against three oil tanker trucks and an airport extension in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It was led by the Houthi movement using drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles.[2][3][4]

The attack was named Operation Hurricane by the Houthis.[5] 3 civilians (two were Indian, and another from Pakistan) were killed and 6 were injured by a drone attack.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, including Pakistani national". Dawn. Archived from the original on 17 January 2022. Retrieved 17 January 2022.
  2. CNN, Charbel Mallo and Celine Alkhaldi. "3 killed in suspected Houthi drone attack in Abu Dhabi". CNN. Archived from the original on 2022-04-03. Retrieved 2022-01-17.
  3. "Egypt condemns Houthi terrorist attack on UAE after 3 killed in oil tanker explosions - Foreign Affairs - Egypt". Ahram Online. Archived from the original on 2020-01-02. Retrieved 2022-01-17.
  4. Al-Shamahi, Abubakr. "What is behind the Houthi attacks in the UAE?". www.aljazeera.com. Archived from the original on 2022-01-17. Retrieved 2022-01-17.
  5. "Saudi coalition strikes Houthis after drone attack on UAE". The Jerusalem Post. Archived from the original on 2022-01-17. Retrieved 2022-01-17.