Incident Summary:

04/29/2014: A parcel bomb, disguised as a package containing religious books, was discovered and defused at the Hellenic Police Station in Itea city, Central Greece region, Greece. The Conspiracy of Cells of Fire claimed responsibility, stating that the attack targeted a police station where an Albanian prisoner had been tortured.

GTD ID:
201404290056

When:
2014-04-29

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Central Greece

City:
Itea

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Hellenic Police
Specific Description Police Station
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Letter Bomb
Weapon Details
A delivered and received parcel labeled as containing religious materials but packed with explosives, nails and bolts 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: 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
"Greek anarchist group claims police parcel bomb," Associated Press, May 2, 2014.
"Parcel Bomb Sent to Police Station," National Herald, April 30, 2014.
"Greece: suspected parcel bomb at police station," Columbus Republic, April 29, 2014.