Radioactive Material

Australia: ISIS Has Radioactive Material It Could Use to Develop WMD

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) has gained access to radioactive material from hospital and research centers in territory it has seized in Iraq and Syria, prompting fears that it could develop a large “dirty” bomb, Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told The Australian.

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Mexican Authorities Recover Stolen Radioactive Material

Mexican authorities have recovered a piece of radioactive equipment that had been stolen out of a pickup truck in the state of Tabasco. This is the fourth time that radioactive material from X-ray machines has been stolen in Mexico.

Container reportedly containing radioactive material cobalt-60 that was being sent from a hospital to a radioactive waste-storage center, is seen at a home near where dangerous radioactive medical material was found in a truck in town of Hueypoxtla