Incident Summary:

02/18/2009: On Wednesday at 0430, assailants drove a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device into the central entrance to the Greek headquarters of Citibank. The incident took place on Trizianias Street, in the Kifisia area of Athens, Attiki, Greece. One door lock was damaged in the incident. No casualties were reported in the incident. Revolutionary Struggle claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
200902180021

When:
2009-02-18

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The incident occurred on Trizinias Street in the Kifisia area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity
Specific Description Citibank.
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
Weapon Details
A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device 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 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
Athens Tipos Tis Kiriakis in Greek, "Growing Boldness of Domestic Terror Groups, Willingness to Kill Worries Police," World News Connection, Athens Tipos Tis Kiriakis in Greek, February 15, 2009.
National Counterterrorism Center, "One Door Lock Damaged in Assault by Revolutionary Struggle in Athens, Attiki, Greece," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, December 9, 2009.
Presstv.ir (Iran), "Bomb Blasts Outside Athens Bank ," http://www.presstv.ir/Detail.aspx?id=88003§ionid=351020606 (March 9, 2009).