Two US nationals charged with helping Taliban

Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 21:07

New York: Two American nationals have been extradited from Romania to the US on charges of providing the Taliban with high-tech weapons to protect their heroin labs from the US military, a media report said.
Alwar "Allan" Pouryan and Oded "Dedy" Orbach were arrested in Bucharest in February in a sting operation, the New York Post reported.
Prosecutors at a federal court in New York say they offered to sell Russian surface-to-air missiles for use against US helicopters in Afghanistan.


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First Published: Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 21:07

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