Incident Summary:

11/24/2015: An explosive device detonated outside the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) offices in Athens, Attica, Greece. There were no reported casualties in the blast. The Group of Popular Fighters claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201511240029

When:
2015-11-24

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
Specific Description Headquarters
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 Time Fuse
Weapon Details
A timer-detonated explosive device concealed in a backpack 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
Additional Information Casualty numbers for this incident conflict across sources. Following GTD protocol, the most reliable estimates are reported here.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Group of Popular Fighters Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
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
"Bomb explodes in central Athens," BBC, November 24, 2015.
"Athens - Blast outside Greek industry association, no injuries: source," AFP (North European Service), November 24, 2015.
"Far-left group claims bombing on Greece industry association," Agence France-Presse Top News (English), t, December 22, 2015.