Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Saturday, 01.20.2018
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2
 3  4  5  6  7  8  9
 10  11  12  13  14  15  16
 17  18  19  20  21  22  23
 24  25  26  27  28  29  30
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local

Members Of

Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Jun 11,2007
High-tech bomb found in Afghanistan
by UPI

KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan police and government officials say a high-tech bomb similar to those used by Iraqi militant groups has been found in Kabul.

Intelligence sources in the country said the bomb was discovered next to a road where it is believed to have targeted a high-level government convoy, the BBC reported Monday. The device is designed to pierce heavily armored vehicles.

Afghan police and government officials said they believe the so-called shaped charges, which are designed to focus their explosions on a single point, are being obtained by militant groups from Iran. They said Iran's security agencies are known to supply the Taliban insurgency with money, weapons and explosives.

The Iranian ambassador to Kabul denied his country had any involvement in the bomb in Afghanistan.

Copyright ©  2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

1021 times read

Related news
Taliban suicide attack injures 22 in Kabul by UPI posted on Dec 04,2007

Taliban retraining camp idea irks Kabul by UPI posted on Feb 04,2008

Roadside bomb kills five Afghan policemen by UPI posted on Feb 26,2008

Taliban suspected in two Afghan bombings by UPI posted on Dec 17,2007

Bombing kills Afghan deputy governor by UPI posted on Jan 31,2008

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 18 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum


Deschutes County

  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?