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2012-02-02 Southeast Asia
Three top terror leaders killed in the Philippines
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Posted by ryuge 2012-02-02 05:18|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [643 views ]  Top
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#1 “The air strikes by two OV-10 Broncos took only seconds,” he said, adding that the targets had had no chance to retaliate. At the time, intelligence reports had put the number of terrorists on the ground at 30, he said.

The terrorists were found in a thickly vegetated area under the cover of coconut trees. “As per the description of the operation officer, the one conducting the operation, there were coconut trees and the area was thick, and there were tents. They were probably sleeping [when the air strikes started],” he said.

“The troops on ground have confirmed the deaths of 15 ASG and JI members,” Burgos said.
Posted by gromky 2012-02-02 09:03||   2012-02-02 09:03|| Front Page Top

#2 He was a former member of the Singaporean military with the rank of Major.
Singapore has compulsory military except for Muslims. The ones who did join were kept away from sensitive positions until recently. However due to claims of "Islamophobia", they recently promoted one to be General.
The military has an interesting history.
How Israel built the Singapore Army
Posted by tipper 2012-02-02 12:04||   2012-02-02 12:04|| Front Page Top

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