Incident Summary:

02/04/2015: An explosive device detonated outside a prison guard's house in Astromeritis village, Morphou department, Nicosia district, Cyprus. There were no reported casualties in the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201502040109

When:
2015-02-04

Country:
Cyprus

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Nicosia

City:
Astromeritis

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Cyprus Prisons Department
Specific Description Residence of Prison Guard
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 Unknown Explosive Type
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
"Prison guard's home bombed," Cyprus Mail, February 4, 2015.