U.S. soldiers have discovered what they believe to be mobile chemical and biological laboratories near Karbala, Gannett News Service reports."Troops with the 101st Airborne Division have unearthed 11 steel shipping containers, filled with sophisticated lab equipment, that were buried on the grounds of a chemical plant here," the service says.The containers included about $1 million worth of equipment, including a centrifugal pump and a spectrometer -- used to analyze chemical compounds.As always, take these chemical finds with a grain or two of salt -- many that have looked nefarious at first have later turned out to be harmless.(via Command Post)
IRAQI MOBILE CHEM-BIO LABS FOUND
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