22 Apr '11, 6am

'We have to be alert, which requires security agencies to act pre-emptively,' Minster Shanmugam said, emphasising...

Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam said the bombs found and defused in Jakarta were the tip of the iceberg: 'Don't assume that that's all. That is what was found.' -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM THE news of five massive bombs being found in Jakarta set to detonate near a Catholic Church shows that Singapore is 'right in the middle of an extremely dangerous volatile area,' in which it is the 'prime target,' said Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam on Friday. Speaking on the sidelines of a market walkabout in his Chong Pang ward, in newly-formed Nee Soon GRC, he said the bombs found and defused in Jakarta were the tip of the iceberg: 'Don't assume that that's all. That is what was found.' 'We have to be alert, which requires security agencies to act pre-emptively,' he said, emphasising that this has been successful so far, with extremists planning attacks against Si...

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