Arson attack on Tunisia embassy - Swiss police

12th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

Swiss police said they were seeking witnesses after an attempt to set fire to the Tunisian embassy in Switzerland early Wednesday.

"Early Wednesday morning, one or more unknown people provoked the start of a criminal fire at the Tunisian embassy in Bern. The cantonal police are looking for witnesses," police said in a statement.

"The fire failed to take hold and damages are limited," added police, noting that the incident happened at around 12.40 am Wednesday (2340 GMT Tuesday).

© 2011 AFP

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