Incident Summary:

01/21/2020: Assailants set fire to a vehicle at the intersection of Georgiou Kafantari Street and Iroon Polytechniou Street in Athens, Attica, Greece. There were no reported casualties in the incident. This was one of five arson attacks in Attica on the same day. Anarchist Night Raid Teams claimed responsibility for the incident.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred at the intersection of Georgiou Kafantari Street and Iroon Polytechniou Street.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Vehicle
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
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?Yes
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anarchist Night Raid Teams 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
"Anarchists claim responsibility for torched luxury cars,", February 20, 2020.
"Greek Police Hold Nine After Arson Attacks on Cars," National Herald, January 23, 2020.
"Nine detained over torched cars in central Athens,", January 23, 2020.