Muslim Suicide Bombing of Australians Thwarted in Singapore

(Sydney Morning Herald) A radical Muslim cell in Singapore planned to use suicide bombers to detonate up to six explosive-laden trucks parked near targets that included the Australian High Commission, an official report has revealed. Singapore's government said that the Jemaah Islamiah (JI) group planned the attack for late 2001 - around the time the authorities swooped and arrested six of the cell members. JI is linked to al Qaeda and has been implicated in the October 12 bombings in Bali.

2003-01-10 00:00:00

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