Monday, April 26, 2010

Switzerland: Three detained on suspicion of planning bomb attack

FOCUS Information Agency - Three men have been detained in Switzerland on suspicion of planning a bomb attack against the Swiss subsidiary of a major international company, the official news website reported on Sunday, Xinhua informs.

The three men, two Italians and a Swiss living in Italy, were held on April 15 during a police traffic control in the canton of Zurich, the website quoted the federal prosecutor's office as saying.

Police found explosives and other items in their car that could have been used in an attack. But the office said that no other details could be given for the time being as inquiries were continuing.
The office also declined to comment on a newspaper report which said the target of the planned attack was the IBM research center in Ruschlikon, near Zurich, according to the website.

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