Taliban Planning to Use HIV Bombs to Infect British Troops

by VR Sreeraman on  June 9, 2010 at 3:11 PM AIDS/HIV News
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An attempt is being made by the Taliban to infect British troops with HIV, The Sun reveals.

Hypodermic syringes are hidden below the surface pointing upwards to prick bomb squad experts as they hunt for devices.
 Taliban Planning to Use HIV Bombs to Infect British Troops
Taliban Planning to Use HIV Bombs to Infect British Troops
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The heroin needles are feared to be contaminated with hepatitis and HIV. And if the bomb goes off, the needles become deadly flying shrapnel.

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The tactic has been used in the Afghan badlands of Helmand, and was exposed by Tory MP and ex-Army officer Patrick Mercer.

Source: ANI
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