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Missing Radioactive Material Found Dumped in South Iraq

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    A "highly dangerous" radioactive material that went missing in Iraq has been found near a gas station in the southern town of Zubair, NBC News reported.

    The material was stolen in November from a storage facility belonging to U.S. oilfield services company Weatherford near the southern city of Basra.

    It wasn’t clear how it ended up in Zubair.

    Environment ministry spokesman Ameer Ali said on Sunday that it had not been damaged and there were no concerns about radiation from the material.