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Chemical 'bomb plot' in UK foiled

Intelligence agents in the UK and US have foiled an alleged chemical bomb plot in Britain, the BBC has learnt. The plot was believed to involve detonating a combination of explosive and a chemical called osmium tetroxide. Experts say in gas form it could be lethal in a confined space. The plotters were thought to be sympathetic to the aims of al-Qaeda and the intended target was believed to be British civilians, probably in London. The chemical has a legitimate scientific use for research but is highly destructive to peoples’ eyes, lungs and skin. Full Story

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