Incident Summary:

05/27/2020: Two assailants attempted to ignite incendiary devices outside of the residence of Dimitris Stamatis, the head of the Deposits and Loans Fund, in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece. There were no reported casualties as the devices failed to ignite. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to Anarchists.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:

Central Macedonia


Location Details:
The incident occurred in Kalamaria neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) No
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Deposits and Loans Fund
Specific Description Head: Dimitris Stamatis
Nationality of Target Greece
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Weapon Details
Two homemade incendiary devices 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
Anarchists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 2
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
"Suspects in botched bombing to appear before magistrate,", June 1, 2020.
"Would-be bombers released on bail by Thessaloniki magistrate,", June 1, 2020.
"Two charged after ex-minister’s home targeted in thwarted bomb attack,", May 28, 2020.