Incident Summary:

06/12/2013: An explosive device detonated near the car of a Nafplio prison correctional officer in Argos city, Peloponnese region, Greece. No one was injured in the blast; however, several cars and buildings sustained property damage. The "Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) - International Conspiracy for Revenge" claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201306120031

When:
2013-06-12

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Peloponnese

City:
Argos

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 Nafplio Prison Correctional Officer
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 Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A bomb planted near the target's car 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 Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Informal Anarchist Federation International Conspiracy for Revenge Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
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
"Greece: Terror Group Claims Bomb Attack on Correctional Officer's Car," ANA-MPA, June 21, 2013.