January 28, 2011
Left-wing activists claimed responsibility for a minor explosion on Thursday at a hotel in Davos, close to where top executives and world leaders were meeting, but nobody was hurt.
Devin Wenig, CEO of Thomson Reuters’ Markets division, was in a breakfast meeting of senior executives at the hotel when the explosion happened.
“A huge boom went off. The whole ceiling lifted. Everyone was convinced it was a bomb,” he said. “It took a half hour to reassemble the meeting.”
Participants were later told that a boiler had exploded, he added. The Forum’s main programme was not disrupted.