Thursday, April 10, 2008

China 'uncovers Olympic terror plot'

BEIJING, China (AP) -- China says it has uncovered a criminal ring planning to kidnap athletes and others at the Beijing Olympic Games.

Ministry of Public Security Spokesman Wu Heping told a news conference Thursday that the ring based in the restive western Xinjiang region was one of two that had been broken up. The other was previously reported.


NVDL: If you're a terrorist looking for free publicity, the Olympics is perfect to draw attention to your cause, and given the shaky build-up to this one, the organisers are likely to be pretty distracted.

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