Heathrow Cops Seize Package Containing Uranium

The Metro reports:

Border Force officers at Heathrow Airport have seized material contaminated with uranium, it has been reported. Counter-terrorism is said to be investigating the incident after a package coming into the UK was found with traces of the radioactive element.

It was discovered by officers on December 29, and after being assessed it was said to be ‘posing no threat to the public’. The shipment has triggered fears that a dirty bomb, a mixture made of explosives and radioactive material, was being built in Britain. No arrests have yet been made in the case.

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