The Dirty Bombs


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Could this year be a time in history where certain extremists groups will be able to unleash a
"Dirty Bomb" on cities throughout the world?

Or a clandestine group masquerading as such?

What is a "Dirty Bomb"?

Dirty bomb - Wikipedia

https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/fact-sheets/fs-dirty-bombs.html

It would be hard to determine the make of such any dirty bomb, and made by whom.
Whether it would be constructed to cause mass injuries and panic, or lasting problems is anyones guess over a large or small area.

Certain groups may or try and manufacture mini dirty bombs, if may be easier to construct.
 
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The Neutron Bomb was the first known bomb that unleashed a huge amount of radiation with hardly any blast effect from it...
It was classed as the "Capitalists" bomb as it would kill hundreds of people very quickly in a small area without damaging any buildings...The lethal radiation level only lasted for about four or five days (i think) and it could penetrate a tanks armour plating and also penetrate a few feet into the ground..

No terrorist organisation or any other people would be capable of making one of those Neutron Bombs, thankfully....
 
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The concept was originally developed by the US in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It was seen as a "cleaner" bomb for use against massed Soviet armored divisions.

Nail bombs i think were used in France recently, and The IRA has used pipe bombs crude devices.
 
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The concept was originally developed by the US in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It was seen as a "cleaner" bomb for use against massed Soviet armored divisions.