Incident Summary:

04/08/1998: An anti-tank weapon slammed into a Citibank in Athens, Greece, causing minor damage, but no casualties. The 17 November Revolutionary Organization (17N) was suspected of this attack.

GTD ID:
199804080001

When:
1998-04-08

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Citibank
Specific Description Citibank branch in Athens, Greece
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
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
November 17 Revolutionary Organization (N17RO) (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
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
Thanassis Cambanis, "November 17 Terrorist Group Suspected in Citibank Attack," The Associated Press, April 8, 1998
"November 17 Terrorist Group Suspected of Citibank Rocket," Athens New Agency," April 8, 1998