Letter bomb blast at Swiss nuclear industry group: police

31st March 2011, Comments 0 comments

Two people were injured on Thursday when a letter bomb exploded at the offices of the Swiss nuclear power industry association in the northern town of Olten, police said.

"At about 8.15 am, while opening the letter, it exploded," injuring two people," a spokesman for police in the canton of Solothurn told AFP.

He said the blast occurred at the offices of Swissnuclear, the nuclear energy offshoot of the Swiss power industry association.

It groups major power generating firms in Switzerland, according to the association's website.

The spokesman did not give the identity of the victims or details on the gravity of their injuries.

© 2011 AFP

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