Incident Summary:

12/12/2016: An explosive device detonated at the residence of Xenia Xenophontos in Empa, Paphos, Cyprus. Xenophontos, a state prosecutor, was unharmed as there were no reported casualties. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201612120053

When:
2016-12-12

Country:
Cyprus

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Paphos

City:
Empa

Location Details:
The incident occurred along Agios Nikolaou street.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus
Specific Description Residence of State Prosecutor: Xenia Xenophontos
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
"Investigation into bomb attack against prosecutor continues," Cyprus Mail, December 13, 2016.
"AG slams Paphos bomb attack," The Cyprus Weekly, December 12, 2016.