Photo: Bomb Explodes on Monterrey Institute of Technology Campus
UPDATE: “Individuals Tending to the Savage,” a Mexican anti-technology group admitted responsibility for Monday’s explosion in Monterrey’s Institute of Technology State of Mexico campus.
Two professors were hurt in the episode, Alejandro Aceves López and Armando Herrera Corral. Neither sustained life-threatening injuries.
The “Individuals Tending to the Savage” has said to identify with the ideas of terrorist Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber, and oppose the development of neo and nanotechnologies at a global scale; the group believes nanotechnology is a system of domination, and that experiments in nanotechnology are being used to cause earthquakes and other natural disasters. The ITS also has branches in France, Spain and Chile.
ORIGINAL STORY: Mexico City authorities are reporting a package bomb exploded at the Monterrey Institute of Technology, State of Mexico campus injuring two.
The package was addressed to robotics professor Alejandro Aceves Lopez and delivered to him via a local messenger service. When Lopez opened the package, it exploded, injuring him and another professor.
The bomb appeared to be homemade and is said to be the first explosion of this kind to occur on a Mexican university campus.
All classes were cancelled and the investigation continues into motive and suspects.