Incident Summary:

01/08/2014: A pipe bomb detonated near the vehicle of Koullis Papamichael in Polemidhia area, Limassol city, Limassol district, Cyprus. Papamichael, a Pano Polemidia community leader, was unharmed in the blast; however, the explosion damaged the vehicle, the front of Papamichael's home, and a neighbor's car. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201401080038

When:
2014-01-08

Country:
Cyprus

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Limassol

City:
Limassol

Location Details:
The incident took place in the Polemidhia area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Pano Polemidia Community Leader: Koullis Papamichael
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 Pipe Bomb
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 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
"Car arson in Pano Polemidia," Cyprus Mail, January 8, 2014.