Incident Summary:

07/09/2002: A bomb blast caused minor damage to the Hellas Flying Dolphins company in the Port of Piraeus in Greece. No one was injured. The New Revolutionary Popular Struggle claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
200207090001

When:
2002-07-09

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Piraeus

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Maritime
Name of Entity Hellas Flying Dolphins company
Specific Description Hellas Flying Dolphins company in the Port of Piraeus in 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 Time Fuse
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
Additional Information The group November 17 bombed the same location 10 days earlier. A suspect was arrested after the first bombing, and the second bombing was alleged to be a reaction to the arrest.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
New Revolutionary Popular Struggle (NELA) (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
Tomos, Packer, "Athens Port Targeted in New Bomb Attack," World Markets Analysis, July 10, 2002.
"Bomb Explodes in Biggest Port in Greece," Xinhua General News Service, July 10, 2002.
"New Terrorist Group Claims Responsibility of 9 Jul Bomb in Greece," Athens News Agency WWW-Text, July 11, 2002.