Terrorism in GreeceThe risk of terrorist attacks in Greece over the past years can be classified as almost insignificant. Compared to other countries here are only quite a few incedents. Over the past 5 years a total number of 183 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 69 people have been killed and 22 injured.
In 2 incedents a total of 2 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage.
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Most frequent attack targets in Greece(2013 to 2017)
|Journalists & Media||12||0||2||0|
|Airports & Aircraft||1||66||0||0|
Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
|Eastern Macedonia and Thrace||4||0||0||0|
Terrorist organisations in Greece
|Conspiracy of Cells of Fire||8||0||4||0|
|Group of Popular Fighters||6||0||0||0|
|Organization for Revolutionary Self Defense||5||0||2||0|
|Informal Anarchist Federation||4||0||0||0|
|Overall Deniers of Joining the Existing||3||0||0||0|
|Minorities of Metropolitan Attacks||2||0||1||0|
All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. An act of terrorism is concidered every incident which is aimed at attaining a political, economic, religious, or social goal, but not for pure profit motives. In addition these incidents must not be legitimized by warfare activities, listet in the Geneva Conventions of 1949.