Wednesday, April 09, 2003

Worth Another Look: From the Pittsburgh Trib-Review comes this story of an underground nuclear facility 18 miles outside Baghdad. A big scoop, if it pans out. Highlights:
So far, Marine nuclear and intelligence experts have discovered 14 buildings that betray high levels of radiation. Some of the readings show nuclear residue too deadly for human occupation ... "It's amazing," said Chief Warrant Officer Darrin Flick, the battalion's nuclear, biological and chemical warfare specialist. "I went to the off-site storage buildings, and the rad detector went off the charts. Then I opened the steel door, and there were all these drums, many, many drums, of highly radioactive material."
Thanks to the Corner for the link.

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