Irish 'involved' in Bolivia 'assassination attempt'
Apparently there has been a shoot out in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz between 'foreign mercenaries' of a right-wing hue and Bolivian security forces, after President Morales was allegedly targeted in an assaination plot. There had previously been an attack on a Bolivian Cardinal's home with dynamite. Three dead, two arrested, no word yet on who might have been Irish, what they were doing there, and whether they're alive or dead...
BBC NEWS | Americas | Police 'stop attempt on Morales'
Security forces killed three alleged international mercenaries in the city of Santa Cruz, Mr Morales said.
He said intelligence reports had warned of a plot by a group comprising Irish, Hungarian and Bolivian attackers.
Arriving in Venezuela for a summit, Mr Morales said two people had been arrested over the alleged plot.
The three were killed in a half-hour shootout at the hotel in Santa Cruz, some 900km (620 miles) east of the capital La Paz, Mr Morales said.
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