Skip to comments.Police on Alert in France After Explosive Theft
Posted on 07/19/2008 9:56:03 AM PDT by Coffee200am
French anti-terrorist officers are searching for 28 kilograms of Semtex explosive missing from a depot in the suburbs of the city of Lyon.
Semtex is a powerful, odourless explosive which is difficult to detect and often used by terrorist groups.
The theft was from a depot in a disused 19th century fort at Corbas in the southern suburbs of Lyon.
The depot is used for storing explosives by a civil defence unit with the job of blowing up bombs and ammunition left over from the two world wars.
Twenty-eight kilograms of Semtex was found to be missing in a routine inspection on Friday as well as a number of detonators.
However it is not clear when the theft actually took place. It could have been up to a week earlier.
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It’s frightening how often these sorts of things happen.
I’m sure it will turn up somewhere, sooner or later.
“...Im sure it will turn up somewhere, sooner or later....”
Yeah and when it dose, the cops will be the first to know.
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