Muslim Terrorists Secretly Purchasing Plutonium
According to a German BND report, Arab fundamentalist groups are attempting to obtain plutonium on the blackmarket. The report states that the radioactive material comes mainly from Russian research facilities and the North Sea Fleet. Reportedly, Russian military officers, former military personnel, and KGB official have been involved in smuggling nuclear materials.
Abstract Number: 19950780
Headline: Muslim Terrorists Secretly Purchasing Plutonium
Date: 24 April 1995
Bibliography: Bild, p. 2
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This article is part of a collection examining reported incidents of nuclear or radioactive materials trafficking in or originating from the Newly Independent States.
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