Incident Summary:

08/25/2018: Assailants attacked the offices of Mytilineos company in Marousi, Athens, Attica, Greece. There were no reported injuries, though the building was damaged in the attack. Rubicon (Rouvikonas) claimed responsibility for the incident and alleged that Vangelis Mytilineos had created his "empire by ripping natural resources, exploiting thousands of people who work for him and - as he has the right connections - making some very profitable deals especially with the national power company."




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Marousi area of the city

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Mytilineos Holdings
Specific Description Offices
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
Melee Blunt Object
Weapon Details
Sledgehammers 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
Rubicon (Rouvikonas) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Video)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 4
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
"State PAO: Greece: Daily Media Roundup Monday August 27, 2018," US Embassy Public Affairs Office, August 27, 2018.