SINGAPORE EXECUTION – Singapore hangs two more men convicted of drug trafficking

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Singapore authorities executed two prisoners convicted of drug trafficking on Tuesday, bringing the number of people hanged since the city-state resumed capital punishment at the end of March to eight.

The Central Narcotics Bureau said in a brief statement that those executed were two men: a 34-year-old Malaysian and a 46-year-old Singaporean. It did not provide further details, citing family privacy.