Iraqi Terrorists "Are Being Supplied with Arms Smuggled from Iran"

[Telegraph-UK] Thomas Harding - Iran is sustaining the insurgency against British and American forces in Iraq by supplying terrorists with weapons and cash, senior military figures have claimed. Military sources have disclosed that there is "very, very strong intelligence" that elements inside Iran have continued to fund and support the gun-running. "We know when something goes bang there is an Iranian influence on that bomb," an intelligence official said. In Basra, Iranian trucks could be seen going through customs with little hindrance from the Department of Border Enforcement. British soldiers claimed that when they appeared, the guards would spring into action, stopping vehicles, but as soon as they left, the customs officers waved the traffic through.

2006-11-16 01:00:00

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