22 Apr '11, 11pm

You know campaigning is in full swing when we're constantly on the brink of disaster. #sgelections

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 NEWS of five massive bombs 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 a prime target, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam said on Friday. He disclosed that the bombs found and defused on Thursday were the tip of the iceberg. 'Don't assume that that's all. That is what was found,' he told The Straits Times on the sidelines of a walkabout in the Chong Pang ward of the newly-formed Nee Soon GRC. He also pointed out that six grenades were found in Kuala Lumpur a few days ago. 'We have to be alert, which requires security agencies to act pre-emptively,' he added, emphasi...

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