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Radioactive material missing in south Iraq

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Even if it cannot be used to make a nuclear fission bomb, radioactive material can still be spread using conventional explosives in a so-called ‘dirty bomb,’ though the amount of missing Iridium-192 might not be enough for the purpose

BASRA, Iraq (Feb. 19, 2016) — Iraqi authorities are searching for radioactive material that went missing in southern Iraq more than 3 months ago, officials said on Thursday.

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