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    Islamist Militants Seize Radioactive Material in Iraqi
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    Henry Ridgwell
    July 10, 2014 8:59 PM
    The Iraqi government has asked for international help, after Sunni militants from the group called "the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" seized radioactive material from a university. It comes days after the militants took over a disused chemical weapons factory. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA that weapons experts are playing down any major threat from the seizures.

    Islamist Militants Seize Radioactive Material in Iraq

    Henry Ridgwell

    Published July 10, 2014

    The Iraqi government has asked for international help, after Sunni militants from the group called "the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" seized radioactive material from a university. It comes days after the militants took over a disused chemical weapons factory. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA that weapons experts are playing down any major threat from the seizures.


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