Incident Summary:

02/03/2009: On Tuesday morning, in the Korydallos district of Athens, Attiki, Greece, assailants fired upon and threw a grenade at a police station, causing no injuries or damage. No casualties were reported and Revolutionary Struggle claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200902030028

When:
2009-02-03

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Korydallos

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 A police station in the Korydallos district of Athens was 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
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: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
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 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources
National Counterterrorism Center, "Police Station Targeted by Revolutionary Struggle in Athens, Attiki, Greece," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (December 07, 2009).
Agence France Presse / AFP (France), " New Attack on Police Station in Greece," Agence France Presse / AFP (France), Frebruary 04, 2009