Incident Summary:

12/10/2014: Security forces found and defused an explosive device planted outside of a bank in Halandri suburb, Athens city, Attica region, Greece. The Anarchist Attack Consortium claimed responsibility for the incident, stating that it was acting in solidarity with jailed anarchist Nikos Romanos.

GTD ID:
201412100058

When:
2014-12-10

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Chalandri neighborhood of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Eurobank Ergasias
Specific Description Office
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Time Fuse
Weapon Details
A timed homemade explosive device 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
Anarchist Attack Consortium 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
"'Anarchist Attack Consortium' claims responsibility for failed bank bomb," Kathimerini, December 25, 2014.
"Greek police defuse handmade bomb in bank in Athens," Focus Bulgaria, December 10, 2014.
"Greek Police Destroy Bomb Outside Athens Bank," ABC News, December 10, 2014.