Jennifer Smith | Daily Mail | 30 Nov 2014
[AM editor’s note: an arsenal of nukes have gone missing from depots all over the US including Dyess Air Force Base which was not supposed to have nukes in the first place. So in the implausible event of ISIS dropping a so-called ‘dirty bomb’ in a major city in The West questions will be raised about the provenance of such a dirty-bomb.]
Islamic State fanatics claim to have constructed a dirty bomb after stealing 40kg of uranium from an Iraqi university.
Militants boasted of the device on social media, with one even commenting on the destruction such a bomb would wreak in London, four months after the chemical was reported missing from Mosul University.
Among extremists making online threats to the West is British explosives expert Hamayun Tariq, who fled his home in Dudley, West Midlands, for the Middle East in 2012.