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http://www.startribune.com/stories/484/5049693.htmlExplosives stockpile looted in Iraq, U.N. confirms
VIENNA, Austria - Several hundred tons of conventional explosives were looted from a former Iraqi military facility that once played a key role in Saddam Hussein's efforts to build a nuclear bomb, the U.N. nuclear agency told the Security Council on Monday.
A ``lack of security'' resulted in the loss of 377 tons of high explosives from the sprawling Al-Qaqaa military installation about 30 miles south of Baghdad, International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei said.
The IAEA fears ``that these explosives could have fallen into the wrong hands,'' said spokeswoman Melissa Fleming.[continued]
Great job! How many lives will this Bush screw-up cost?
Bush: Unfit as Commander and Chief
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