Swiss Charge 3 in Nuclear Smuggling Case

(AP) Frank Jordans - Three Swiss engineers - a father and his two sons - have been charged with breaking arms export laws by aiding a Pakistani-led nuclear smuggling ring that supplied Libya's atomic weapons program, the federal prosecutors office in Bern said Tuesday. Urs Tinner, 46, his brother Marco, 43, and their father Friedrich, 74, are accused of providing technology and know-how to the nuclear smuggling network of Abdul Qadeer Khan, the architect of Pakistan's nuclear weapons program.

2011-12-15 00:00:00

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