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A device containing radioactive substances was stolen from a government research facility and authorities are working to track it down, Mexico's No. 2 official said.
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A group of armed men grabbed the device Sunday night during an assault on a National Construction Laboratory warehouse in Tultitlan, Mexico state.
March 21, 2014
By Rachel Oswald
Global Security Newswire
Negligence was involved in all 73 incidents last year in which radioactive substances reported went missing, concludes a new expert report on nuclear trafficking.
The report finding by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies could suggest there is much work yet to be done in international efforts to improve security around radiological substances that might be seized by terrorists and used to construct a so-called "dirty bomb." This type of device could combine radiological materials and explosives to contaminate populated areas.
originally posted by: nugget1
It's a good thing our border security is such a high priority!
Some days, all I can do is shake my head at all the madness going on across the world.
originally posted by: Shiloh7
Wouldn't surprise me if someone was trying to make a nasty bomb to spoil the Brazilian world cup so Mexico's proximity to Brazil worries me. Also Brazil is part of the Bricks group and again is not liked by some politicians.
originally posted by: Antipathy17
Meh DAhboo7 is full of crap.