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2013-10-31 Down Under
Large haul of TATP found in Western Australia
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Posted by phil_b 2013-10-31 01:33|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [667 views ]  Top

#1 West Australian police

Of no interest to Americans, but it irritates the sh1t out of us that people in the East can't get the name of our state correct, in a country that only has 6 states.

The state is called Western Australia, and the police force is called the Western Australian police.
Posted by phil_b 2013-10-31 07:46||   2013-10-31 07:46|| Front Page Top

#2 SO why doesn't the police think it is more gang related than terror related. After all, Australia has been pretty vocal in their opposition to terrorism.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2013-10-31 11:57||   2013-10-31 11:57|| Front Page Top

#3 Seems like an awful lot of boom for generic criminality. And rather volatile stuff for your run-of-the-mill idiot minions to be handling. Easier to steal some dynamite if you want to blow up a rival's restaurant or taxi stand.
Posted by SteveS 2013-10-31 12:26||   2013-10-31 12:26|| Front Page Top

#4 A very unstable substance susceptible to heat, friction and shock. Maybe the problem will take care of itself. If not, the Aussies can feed the culprits, when caught, to the saltwater crocs.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-10-31 14:15||   2013-10-31 14:15|| Front Page Top

#5 Hadda look up bogan dole bludgers in Urban Dictionary. They sound like a Strine version of Pikeys.
Posted by Dopey Sinatra 2013-10-31 15:25||   2013-10-31 15:25|| Front Page Top

#6 Maybe you should rename the police force in order to reduce confusion. You could call them The Road Warriors.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2013-10-31 16:48||   2013-10-31 16:48|| Front Page Top

#7 Me thinks the product was meant to be sold to folks in Indonesia, India or the SE Asian area.
Posted by Crash Cloger6733 2013-10-31 19:42||   2013-10-31 19:42|| Front Page Top

#8 SteveS makes a good point. Large amounts of legitimate explosives here in WA, because of all the mining.

Established crims would know how to get their hands on some.

Also a big meeting of Asian foreign ministers in Perth in a couple of days time.
Posted by phil_b 2013-10-31 22:22||   2013-10-31 22:22|| Front Page Top

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