Incident Summary:

04/03/1999: In Greece, a homemade explosive device exploded outside an office of the ruling Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) in the Athens' suburb of Galatsi. Damage was done to the office door and a car parked outside, but there were no injuries. Police believe that this attack was the work of the 17 November Revolutionary Organization (17N).

GTD ID:
199904030001

When:
1999-04-03

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Galatsi neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Panhellenic Socialist Movement
Specific Description Offices of Panhellenic Socialist Movement in Galatsi
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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
“PASOK Offices in Athens Suburb Bombed 3 Apr,” (Internet) Athens News Agency WWW, April 3, 1999.
“Bomb Explodes in Athens,” Associated Press Online, April 3, 1999.
“Bomb explodes outside ruling socialist party local office,” Associated Press Worldstream, April 3, 1999.