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Four Singaporeans charged with smuggling roadside bomb parts to Iraq

Four Singaporeans charged with smuggling roadside bomb parts to Iraq

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Drones like these are used to deactivate roadside bombs, which are a top killer of American troops in Iraq. Photo: US Army

Four Singaporeans and an Iranian were charged by the United States government today for allegedly exporting US-made radio parts that were found by coalition troops in unexploded roadside bombs planted by terrorists.

The United States has requested for an extradition of the Singaporeans, who were arrested yesterday. The Iranian is still at large. Three Singapore-based companies were also charged for their involvement in the smuggling ring. Read the full story

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