Incident Summary:

06/07/2013: An explosive device detonated under the car used by Maria Stefi, the Korydallos Prison chief, in Dafni area, Attica region, Greece. One passerby was injured by the shattering glass. Conspiracy of Cells of Fire claimed responsibility for the incident, saying it was in support of ten of their members imprisoned at Korydallos.




Western Europe

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Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Dafni neighborhood. at the intersection of Diomidous and Agias Varvaras Street.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Hellenic Police
Specific Description Director of Korydallos Prison: Maria Stefi
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 Dynamite/TNT
Weapon Details
One kilogram of dynamite placed inside a plastic tube 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
Conspiracy of Cells of Fire Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Call (pre-incident))
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Greek Report on Car Bomb Targeting Korydallos Prison Director's Vehicle," I Kathimerini, June 8, 2013.
"Prison chief's car targeted in blast that injures one,", June 7, 2013.
"Woman lightly wounded in Greece car bombing," Lebanon Daily Star, June 7, 2013.