Terrorist and Organized Criminal Search Data Base

Section: Flash Points

An IED planted by left-wing extremists was discovered in St. Gallen

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PTSS 2011-01-27
Switzerland; St. Gallen

An improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by suspected left-wing extremists, was discovered and made safe by security forces during a counter-terrorist operation in the town of St. Gallen, approximately 80km north of the Davos ski resort, on 26 January. According to security sources, the device was discovered after a group calling itself the Revolutionary Perspective had issued an internet statement in which it warned of a “rocket in time for the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos”.

19.03.2011. 19:56:03