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Do you know what a dirty bomb is?

Nuclear terrorists can detonate a 'dirty bomb' without sophisticated weaponry. What exactly is this threat, and what can be done to prevent such attack?

A 'dirty bomb' is a radiological weapon that combines radioactive material with conventional explosives such as dynamite. Usually, dirty bombs don’t release enough radiation to kill people or cause severe illness.  That doesn’t mean that they don’t do damage, though.  

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