Incident Summary:

12/29/2012: An explosive device was discovered and defused near the residence of Demetris Christofias, the President of Cyprus, in Kellak village, Lemesos city, Lemesos district, Cyprus. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201212290015

When:
2012-12-29

Country:
Cyprus

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Limassol

City:
Kellak

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Cyprus
Specific Description Vacation Home of President
Nationality of Target Cyprus
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Remote Trigger
Weapon Details
An explosive device weighing three kilograms hidden in a bag 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
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
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
"Explosives found near Cyprus president's country house," Xinhua News Agency, December 29, 2012.