Incident Summary:

11/13/2018: An explosive device was discovered and defused outside the residence of Supreme Court deputy prosecutor Isidoros Dogiakos in Vyronas, Athens, Attica, Greece. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Conspiracy of Cells of Fire and Group of Popular Fighters.

GTD ID:
201811130021

When:
2018-11-13

Country:
Greece

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Attica

City:
Athens

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the Vyronas area of the city.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Government of Greece
Specific Description Supreme Court Deputy Prosecutor: Isidoros Dogiakos
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
An explosives-laden pressure cooker hidden in a motorcycle 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
Conspiracy of Cells of Fire No
Group of Popular Fighters 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
"Athens - Attempted bomb attack at home of senior Greek prosecutor," AFP (North European Service), November 13, 2018.
"Counter Terrorism Police Probe Bomb Attack At Home Of Top Prosecutor," To Vima Online English, November 13, 2018.
"Greece: Domestic Terrorism on Rise With Failed Bombing Attack Against Prosecutor," Ta Nea Online, November 14, 2018.