Incident Summary:

12/13/2020: An explosive device detonated targeting a telecommunications center in Agia Fyla, Limassol, Cyprus. There were no reported casualties. This was one of two related attacks in Agia Fyla on this date. No group claimed responsibility for incident; however, sources attributed the attack to conspiracy theory extremists and noted that phrases stating, "no to 5G" and "there is resistance against 5G" were spray-painted at the scene of the incident.




Western Europe

region/u.s. state:


Agia Fyla

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Telecommunication
Name of Entity Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (CyTA)
Specific Description Telecommunications Center
Nationality of Target Cyprus
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
Explosives Unknown Explosive Type
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
Conspiracy theory extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Note left at scene)
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
"Municipality condemns attack on tree (updated)," Cyprus Mail, December 14, 2020.
"Bomb, Molotov Cocktails, Arson Attack in Limassol," The Cyprus Weekly, December 14, 2020.