Gurkhas man a checkpoint at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 1. The specialised force is expected to be deployed for the summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump on June 12. Photo: Reuters

Armed with khukris and assault rifles, Singapore’s fierce Gurkhas to guard Trump-Kim summit

The soldiers, who are recruited from the hills of Nepal and keep a low profile in the city state, came out for the Shangri-La conference over the weekend and are expected at next week’s meeting

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Gurkhas man a checkpoint at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 1. The specialised force is expected to be deployed for the summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump on June 12. Photo: Reuters
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