February 21, 2016 / 12:59 PM / 2 years ago

Missing radioactive material found dumped in south Iraq

BAGHDAD, Feb 21 (Reuters) - A “highly dangerous” radioactive material that went missing in Iraq has been found dumped near a petrol station in the southern town of Zubair, environment ministry spokesman Ameer Ali told Reuters on Sunday.

Ali said the material had not been damaged and there were no concerns about radiation. (Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Isabel Coles; editing by Susan Thomas)

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