Unknown gunmen, shot at police officers guarding PASOK party headquarters, on Charilaou Trikoupi Street, in central Athens,a little before the televised debate of prospective leaders of the under formation Center-Left party, in which PASOK is participating. The attackers barely missed the officers.
Police announced that the same weapon had been used again in armed attacks against PASOK in 2014 and in 2017 - while the same gun was used in an attack against the Mexican embassy in 2016
As police announced after ballistic examination, "the weapon used in yesterday's armed attack against police officers who were on guard at PASOK headquarters. is the same weapon (Kalashnikov 7.62 mm assault rifle) as used in the following armed attacks:
on 25-05-2014 against the headquarters of PASOK, on 31-07-2016 against the offices of the Embassy of Mexico and on 10-01-2017 against police officers serving at the headquarters of PASOK.
"In the first two cases, the terrorist organization Revolutionary Self-Defense "tookresponsibility," the announcement confirms the initial speculation of anti-terrorist officers, after the attack on Monday evening,