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Uranium theift

11 Jul, 2014

The militant group takes a uranium compound from a university lab in Mosul. Officials tell CNN that the compound that was taken is a small amount that is not of weapon grade, and they expressed minimal concern. A¬†letter from Iraq’s U.N. ambassador about the uranium compounds asks for help as the country struggles with a deadly insurgency:

To stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad.