Posted by: al66888 | June 7, 2007

Must Read of the Day: Iran Caught Shipping Arms to Taliban

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This is Big News. NATO officials say that they have caught Iran red-handed shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives, and advanced roadside bombs to the likes of the Taliban. We are not talking a few guns here:

The April convoy was tracked from Iran into Helmand province and led a fierce firefight that destroyed one vehicle, according to the official analysis. A second vehicle was reportedly found to contain small arms ammunition, mortar rounds and more than 650 pounds of C4 demolition charges.

A second convoy of two vehicles was spotted on May 3 and led to the capture of five occupants and the seizure of RPG-7mm rockets and more than 1,000 pounds of C4, the analysis says.

Also among the munitions are components for the lethal EFPs, or explosive formed projectiles, the roadside bombs that U.S. officials say Iran has provided to Iraqi insurgents with deadly results.

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