Incident Summary:

11/01/2013: Two assailants opened fire on people standing outside of a Golden Dawn party office in the Neo Iraklio area of Athens city, Attica region, Greece. Two party members were killed and one was wounded in the attack. The Militant People's Revolutionary Forces claimed responsibility for the incident.




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Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Neo Irakleio area in the Irakleio neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity Golden Dawn
Specific Description Office
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
A Zastava Tokarev semiautomatic pistol 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
Militant People's Revolutionary Forces Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: E-mail)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
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
"Greece: New Militant Group Claims Responsibility for Neo Iraklio Shooting," To Vima Online English, November 18, 2013.
"Police suspect new group behind killing of two Golden Dawn members,", November 4, 2013.
"Greek political party members killed in drive-by shooting," CBC, November 2, 2013.