Incident Summary:

01/21/2001: A bomb blast injured parliament member Vasilios Michaloiakos. The attack took place in Piraeus, Greece and was attributed to 17 November Revolutionary Organization (17N). Three were injured.

GTD ID:
200101210001

When:
2001-01-21

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Piraeus

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Greek government official
Specific Description Vasilios Michaloiakos
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 Vehicle
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) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
“Bomb Blast Injured Parliament Deputy,” Associated Press, January 21, 2001.
“Greek Government Condemns Bomb Attack, Judicial Failures,” Agence France Presse, January 22, 2001.
“New Democracy MP Injured in Bombing; 17 November Blamed,” British Broadcasting Corporation, January 23, 2001.