WikiLeaks: al-Qaeda ‘is planning a dirty bomb’

February 2, 2011 08:04

Al-Qaida is on the verge of producing radioactive weapons after sourcing nuclear material and recruiting rogue scientists to build “dirty” bombs, according to leaked diplomatic documents.

By Heidi Blake, and Christopher Hope at The Telegraph


A leading atomic regulator has privately warned that the world stands on the brink of a “nuclear 9/11”.

The WikiLeaks cables in full

Security briefings suggest that jihadi groups are also close to producing “workable and efficient” biological and chemical weapons that could kill thousands if unleashed in attacks on the West.


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