Britain Protests Libyan Smuggling Attempt

NPR's Julie McCarthy reports that Britain is protesting an attempt by Libya to smuggle through London components of Scud missiles capable of carrying chemical or biological warheads. British customs agents discovered several crates of missile parts, disguised as automative spares, on a British Airways flight destined for Libya last November.



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