Incident Summary:

03/02/2014: Assailants detonated an unknown number of explosive devices at the entrance to Failos Kranidiotis' law office in Athens city, Attica region, Greece. Kranidiotis, an aide to the Greek prime minister, was unharmed in the attack, but the building suffered damages. The Informal Anarchist Federation claimed responsibility for the incident, stating that Kranidiotis was targeted because he was believed to be involved with the ultra-right Golden Dawn party.

GTD ID:
201403020052

When:
2014-03-02

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Plaka area of Athens.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity New Democracy
Specific Description Official: Failos Kranidiotis
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 Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosive device hidden in a gas canister 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
Informal Anarchist Federation 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
"New group claims bomb attack on office of Greek PM's aide," Kathimerini, March 11, 2014.
"Greece: Terrorist Group Claims Responsibility for Attack Targeting ND Official's Office," ANA-MPA, March 11, 2014.
"Close aide to PM Samaras targeted in Athens bomb attack," Kathimerini, March 3, 2014.