Ship searched for nuclear material

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posted on Sep, 12 2002 @ 11:14 AM
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Initial tests found elevated radiation levels in cargo hold

Sept. 12 ˇ U.S. Special Operations forces on Thursday joined members of the Energy DepartmentÝs Nuclear Emergency Search Team on board a Liberian-flagged container ship off the coast of New Jersey to search for nuclear material, Pentagon officials told NBC News. The search of the the M/V Palermo Senator was based primarily on intelligence suggesting a ship matching its description could be carrying nuclear material or a nuclear device into the United States, the officials said.

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posted on Sep, 12 2002 @ 03:58 PM
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I think it was ome damage control after ABC televised a mock up aouta nuke entering america by boat and customs missed it. I haent heard anything else about it.



posted on Sep, 13 2002 @ 07:44 AM
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NEWARK, N.J. ˇ Pentagon officials confirmed to Fox News Thursday that Navy SEALs had been, and were still, involved in the inspection of a possibly radioactive container ship off the coast of New Jersey.

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