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U.N. in Dark About Looted Iraq Dirty Bomb Material

The U.N. nuclear watchdog said Wednesday it had accounted for most of the low-grade uranium lost during looting at Iraq’s main nuclear facility, but had no information about more dangerous radioactive material. The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced this in a report sent to the U.N. Security Council Tuesday about its limited inspection of the Location C storage facility outside the Tuwaitha nuclear research complex near Baghdad. In the post-war chaos of Iraq, looters broke into Location C and at least six other nuclear sites in Iraq and emptied hundreds of containers of nuclear material. Most of the material and containers were recovered. Full Story

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