Incident Summary:

08/04/2014: Assailants threw an explosive device at a police station in Larnaca city, Larnaca district, Cyprus. No casualties were reported in the attack; however, the station, a police car, and a nearby church were damaged. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201408040047

When:
2014-08-04

Country:
Cyprus

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Larnaca

City:
Larnaca

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Cyprus Police
Specific Description Police Station
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
"Explosion outside Kiti police station," Cyprus Mail, August 5, 2014.
"Police station bombed," Phileleftheros, August 5, 2014.