LONDON Police are
investigating a Jan. 25 explosion at the home of Glencore
International Plc chief executive officer Ivan Glasenberg, the
An unnamed group claimed
responsibility for the blast, which destroyed the mailbox
outside Glasenbergs home near Zurich, Switzerland,
according to media reports.
The group also claimed
responsibility for a separate blast outside a branch of Credit
Suisse. There were no injuries in either incident, according to
The activists said Glencore and
Credit Suisse had been targeted due to their support of the
World Economic Forum, which is taking place in Davos.
The group criticized Glencore
for poor working conditions and said Credit Suisse was targeted
for several reasons, including redundancies, food price
speculation and "betting against the Greek people," Reuters
"An incident took place on the
property of Ivan Glasenberg. No one was injured. The police
have been informed and are investigating the situation," a
Glencore spokesman said.
A version of this article
was first published by AMM sister publication Metal