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U.N.: Uranium Mine Poses Security Threat

Massive illicit digging at the uranium mine that fueled the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombs threatens to put the mine’s nuclear ore into terrorist hands, U.N. investigators warned on Tuesday. The 15,000 miners now working east Congo’s Shinkolobwe mine without authorization from the government risk contracting cancer and developing other health problems because of high radiation levels at the site, concluded investigators from the U.N. mission in Congo. Privatizing the mine could bring illicit mining under control, suggested U.N. investigators, who launched their inquiry earlier this month after part of the mine caved in, killing seven miners.Full Story

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