Incident Summary:

03/09/2009: On Monday, at about 0300, in Psikhikon, Attiki, Greece, assailants planted an improvised explosive device behind a Citibank branch on the corner of Lavrion and Kapodhistriou streets and detonated it, causing damage to the bank and two nearby vehicles but no casualties were reported. Revolutionary Struggle claimed responsibility.

GTD ID:
200903090009

When:
2009-03-09

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The attack took place on the corner of Lavrion and Kapodhistriou streets, in Psychiko.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Citibank
Specific Description Citibank branch
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An 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
Associated Press Worldstream, "Explosion Outside Bank in Greece; No Injuries," LexisNexis Academic, Associated Press Worldstream, March 9, 2009.
National Counterterrorism Center, "One Bank, Two Vehicles Damaged in IED Attack by Revolutionary Struggle in Psikhikon, Attiki, Greece," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, August 9, 2009.