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Fears grow over radioactive plot as nuclear workers have passes revoked

Six arrests in Brussels and France foils separate terror plot

25th March, 2016
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The building where an arrest was made in connection with the Brussels terrorist attack. Pic: Getty

Eleven Belgian nuclear workers have had their work passes revoked amid fears that the Brussels bombers were plotting to build a radiological dirty bomb.

Ibrahim and Khalid el-Bakraoui, the brothers suspected of suicide strikes on Brussels airport and Metro, are believed to have been involved in an Islamic State plan to create a bomb to scatter radioactive material over a populated area.

A senior Belgian nuclear industry official was secretly filmed by jihadists late last...

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