Incident Summary:

10/07/2017: Assailants armed with iron bars and knives attacked and injured two Pakistani migrant workers in Aspropyrgos, Attica, Greece. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to neo-fascist extremists.

GTD ID:
201710070040

When:
2017-10-07

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Aspropyrgos

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians: Vakas Hussein, Ashfak Mahmoud
Nationality of Target Pakistan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
Knives and iron bars were 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
Neo-Fascists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Protests planned after Pakistani migrants attacked," Al Jazeera, October 12, 2017."