If it hasn’t happened already, it’s only a matter of time before this type of material gets smuggled across the Mexican border into the U.S. and turned into a dirty bomb. Radioactive material has also been found in Mexico in 2014 and 2013.
Three trucks transporting Iridium-192 were found soon after they were stolen in the first such incident this year.
Mexican authorities found three trucks transoprting potentially deadly radioactive material shortly after they were stolen, the Associated Press reports, citing local officials. Continue reading