Incident Summary:

03/28/2015: Assailants threw several explosive devices that landed near a Hellenic Police Station and detonated in Dafni suburb, Athens, Attica region, Greece. There were no reported casualties in the blasts. Revolutionary Struggle claimed responsibility and stated that the attack was in retaliation for the killing of anarchist Lambros Fountas by authorities in March 2010.

GTD ID:
201503280023

When:
2015-03-28

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Dafni area of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Hellenic Police
Specific Description Dafni Police Station
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 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
Revolutionary Struggle Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 25
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
"Claim of responsibility for Athens police precinct attack," Kathimerini, March 30, 2015.
"Responsibility claim for the attack on Dafni police station in Athens -Greece," Act for Freedom Now, March 31, 2015.
"Twelve released over explosion at Dafni police station; other incidents over the weekend," Greece 2 Day, March 30, 2015.