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US: Iranian, Singaporeans Smuggled Radio Devices to Iran for Use in Iraq Bombs

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department has charged four Singaporeans and an Iranian with smuggling American-made radio devices to Iran, where the items allegedly were used to make remote-controlled bombs that have killed U.S. troops in Iraq. In a statement Tuesday, federal prosecutors said Singaporean authorities arrested the four Singapore citizens the previous day in connection with […]

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Bomb Attack Kills 2 in Southern Thailand

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Three bombs planted at an irrigation site in southern Thailand blew up Friday, killing at least two people. Police say the first two bombs detonated, killing two workers in Narathiwat province. Several others were wounded. Officials said police responding to the scene tried to defuse a third device, but it also exploded. The attacks wounded […]

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Four Bomb Blasts Hit Burma

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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A series of bomb blasts ripped through three Burmese cities Friday, wounding at least two people. A Burmese government official says a bomb blew up in a house in the administrative capital of Naypyidaw. The home was located across from a market but no one was hurt. Another explosion destroyed a car in a market […]

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Bombs Explode in 2 Burma Cities

Posted June 24th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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A Burmese government official says two bombs exploded Friday, one in the administrative capital and a second in the country’s second-largest city. The official said the first explosion occurred in the city of Mandalay. There were no confirmed reports of injuries, although residents say two people were wounded. The second blast occurred soon after in […]

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