Incident Summary:

12/04/2015: An explosive device detonated in front of the residence of Costas Laliotis in Lycabettus area, Athens, Attica region, Greece. Laliotis, a former minister, was not harmed and there were no other reported casualties in the blast. Informal Anarchist Federation claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201512040051

When:
2015-12-04

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Lycabettus area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Hellenic Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works
Specific Description Residence of Former Minister: Costas Laliotis
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 Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
A crude 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
Informal Anarchist Federation Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Posted to website, blog, etc.)
International Revolutionary Front 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
"Crude bomb goes off at Greek politician's home," MyInforms, December 4, 2015.
"Posts Tagged 'Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI)'," 325, February 2, 2016.