EXCLUSIVE-Radioactive material stolen in Iraq raises security concerns

February 17, 2016 8:56 PM

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* Security forces searching for device since November (Adds comment from U.S. official)

BAGHDAD, Feb 17 Iraq is searching for "highly dangerous" radioactive material stolen last year, according to an environment ministry document and seven security, environmental and provincial officials who fear it could be used as a weapon if acquired by Islamic State.

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