Anarchist group claims responsibility for blast in Davos hotel

In a statement sent to a Swiss newspaper, an unknown anarchist group has claimed responsibility for the blast that occurred in the morning atPosthotel Morosani in Davos. The statement indicated that “pyrotechnic devices” were used in the attack on the storage room of the hotel.

Swiss media had earlier reported that a small explosion had taken place at the respective hotel, pointing out that the incident preceded a scheduled lunch of high officials attending the WEF (World Economic Forum). Director of Europol Robert Wainwright and the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos were expected at the event.

No injuries have been caused by the explosion. Police sources were yet to confirm whether the explosion had been indeed caused by an explosive device.