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Explosives were looted after Iraq invasion

UN nuclear official cites security lapse

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / October 26, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- Iraqi officials reported that thieves looted 377 tons of powerful explosives from an unguarded site after the US-led invasion last year, the top UN nuclear official said yesterday. And a former weapons inspector said he had counted about 100 other unguarded weapons sites that may have been stripped of munitions for use in the wave of attacks against ... (Full article: 1166 words)

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