Incident Summary:

04/01/1999: A rocket was launched toward the offices of the ruling Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) office in Athens, Greece. The rocket hit the wall of the first floor office, did not explode, and landed on the balcony next door. The 17 November Revolutionary Organization (17N) was suspected in this attack.

GTD ID:
199904010002

When:
1999-04-01

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) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Specific Description Offices of Panhellenic Socialist Movement in Athens
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
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 0
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
“November 17 Said Behind Rocket Attack on PASOK Office,” (Internet) Athens News Agency WWW, April 2, 1999.