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Iraq faces 'dirty bomb' threat

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posted on Feb, 22 2007 @ 07:29 AM
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Iraq faces 'dirty bomb' threat


Source Link: news.yahoo.com

As a joint operation by US and Iraqi troops to win control of Baghdad made more progress Thursday, their insurgent foes were fighting back with deadly new tactics, including poison gas attacks.

Iraqi medics were treating dozens of patients poisoned by chlorine after militants targeted civilian areas with trucks rigged up as dirty bombs, said Qais Abdulwahab, director of the Kadhimiya Hospital
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[edit on 22/2/07 by Souljah]




posted on Feb, 22 2007 @ 07:42 AM
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I find it troubling that the MSM are using the term 'dirty bomb' when relating staories about the two chlorine explosions. We've all been indoctrinated that the term 'dirty bomb' specifically relates to bombs laced with nuclear material. Now suddenly they're using the term in association with a chemical bomb. Why would they do this?



posted on Feb, 22 2007 @ 07:47 AM
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This makes me worry, link to my thread on UAVs

How hard can it be to detect this sort of thing? What kid drops dead next to you, you report it?



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