Switzerland: Explosives Used in ATM Attack

TRIPwire, 22 June 2022

On 21 June 2022, at approximately 0225 hours local time, unknown suspects used explosives to target a bank ATM near the La Nacelle campsite in Portalban and fled the scene with several hundred thousand Swiss francs. No additional device details have been released. The explosion destroyed the ATM, but no injuries were reported. The Cantonal Police of Vaud’s neutralization, detection, and disposal of explosives (NEDEX) group responded to assist, secured the scene, and conducted post-blast analysis. The investigation is ongoing.