US defense officials released a photo yesterday (above) of damage from an attack on Iraqi police in Hilla, Iraq, in June. Officials said armor piercing explosives, known as ‘‘explosively formed penetrator,’’ were used in the attack.

Military offers evidence of Iran arming Iraqi militants

Sees high-level Tehran role

By John Donnelly and Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / February 12, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- US military officials in Baghdad, presenting long-awaited evidence that Iran has been providing weaponry to Iraqi militants, said yesterday that Iranian security forces linked to the "highest levels" of the Iranian government have been smuggling explosives into Iraq for at least the past two years. (Full article: 1076 words)

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