An Indian fisherman was killed and three people were wounded when a US navy ship fired at their boat off Dubai in the southern Gulf, a United Arab Emirates official said. "The firing has led to the death of one Indian national and serious injury of three Indian nationals," Tarek al-Hedan, an aide to the foreign minister for political affairs told the official WAM news agency on Monday. "The services concerned are now investigating this incident," he said.Read more »
In a further development which added to concern over the ease with which the explosive material used in the devices – Pentaerythritol tetranitrate, or PETN – can be passed through all kinds of airport security, Qatar Airways said the bomb found in Dubai had travelled on two separate passenger aircraft without being picked up. "There is no way of picking out PETN," said the British counter-terrorism official. "It is a continued vulnerability."Read more »
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