"An American team hunting for unconventional Iraqi weapons at an ammunition plant near Karbala have discovered some radioactive material in a maintenance building," the New York Times reports.But they didn't find a nuclear "smoking gun.""A specialized nuclear detection team (came) to the site today and removed seven canisters of cesium, a radioactive metal, from the huge maintenance warehouse. Although analysts have not yet determined their specific purpose, the experts said the cesium was probably intended to calibrate machinery in one of the many buildings under construction here."
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