Incident Summary:

03/24/2013: Two masked assailants threw an explosive device at a Bank of Cyprus branch in Limassol, Limassol, Cyprus. The assailants specifically targeted the bank's Automatic Teller Machine (ATM). No injuries were reported and no group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201303240011

When:
2013-03-24

Country:
Cyprus

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Limassol

City:
Limassol

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Bank of Cyprus
Specific Description Branch
Nationality of Target Cyprus
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A thrown 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
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
"Cyprus Bailout 2013: Bomb Blast Hits Bank of Cyprus as Country Staves Bankruptcy by Closing Popular Bank of Cyprus," International Business Times Canada, March 25, 2013.