Incident Summary:

02/03/2009: On Tuesday, in Piraeus, Greece, three members of the "Revolutionary Struggle" organization fired a Scorpion semi-automatic and a 9mm handgun, and lobbed a grenade at the Korydallos police building and guard post near Piraeus. The grenade did not go off. After the attack the assailants disappeared into the city, and were no able to be found. There were no reported casualties or any damage reported. The Sect of Revolutionaries claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200902030001

When:
2009-02-03

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Korydallos

Location Details:
The Korydallos police building and guard post in Piraeus were attacked. The exact location is unknown.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity
Specific Description The Korydallos police building and guard post near Piraeus were the target.
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
Firearms Handgun
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Grenade
Weapon Details
A grenade was used in the attack.
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
Revolutionary Struggle Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Other)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
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 Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
OSC Translated Text," Growing Boldness of Domestic Terror Groups, Willingness to Kill Worries Police," World News Connection, OSC Translated Text, February 27, 2009
Janes International, " Previously unknown Greek group threatens attacks," Janes International, February 06, 2009