Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Dirty Bomb Warning For Olympics

Courtesy of National Terror Alert


The Beijing Olympics in August could be a target for terrorists using radioactive materials, the UN nuclear watchdog has told the BBC.

The International Atomic Energy Agency says a group might try to release radioactivity at an Olympic venue, possibly using a “dirty bomb”.

However, the IAEA says there is no specific information suggesting an imminent attack on the Beijing games.

The IAEA warning comes as it conducts a training exercise in China’s capital.

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The agency says intelligence shows that terrorists are trying to obtain nuclear materials.

Its concern is that they might try to use a “dirty bomb” with conventional explosives in Beijing.

“There is a threat at some level that these [radioactive] materials could be used,” said Dr Anita Nilsson, the IAEA’s head of nuclear security.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Rosemary said...

I don't trust China's reaction team. Look how they handled the earthquakes. Didn't they just turn away some mideastern people? I wonder what the faithful global-warmingists will react to this? Interesting.

6/01/2008 5:08 AM  

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