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Notebook Shows Aum Interested in Price of Nuclear Warhead


Japanese police confiscated a notebook from an arrested senior Aum Shinrikyo member, Tetsuyka Kibe, which contained notes showing the group's interest in the price of nuclear warheads from the former Soviet Union.

Abstract Number:  19950630
Headline:  Notebook Shows Aum Interested in Price of Nuclear Warhead
Date:  16 April 1995
Bibliography:  JPRS-TOT
Orig. Src.:  Asahi Shimbun, 16 April 1995, p. 1

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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.