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Explosives placed in left-wing politicians' mailboxes

National News // By Tay Kinnear // April 29, 2019

Mailboxes owned by left-wing politicians in canton Solothurn were set on fire over the weekend.

Pixabay Explosives placed in left-wing politicians' mailboxes

In a clearly orchestrated attack, three different boxes had small explosive devices placed in them which all detonated at around 9.45 on Saturday night.

The three, Lara Frey cantonal head of the youth group Juso, cantonal socialist party head, Franziska Roth and Philipp Jenni – also a socialist party leader were all targeted.

Neighbours say they heard a loud bang as the boxes exploded.

The politicians say they have also been victim of threatening phone calls.

Police are investigating.

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