Brazilian Army soldiers take part in a simulation of decontamination of multiple victims during a training against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attacks ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, March 11, 2016Photo by Ricardo Moraes/Reuters
The SUN: OLYMPICS 'DIRTY BOMB' FEARS UN atomic agency helping guard Rio Olympics from ISIS terror attack
State-of-the-art scanners will monitor the city for tell-tale traces of radiation.
EXPERTS from the United Nations have sent state-of-the art detection equipment to Brazil over fears suicidal terror nuts will target the Olympics with a devastating ‘dirty bomb’.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has loaned hi-tech radiation monitors – including personal detectors and portable scanners – for use on the ground throughout the Games.
Brazil’s anti-terror chief has already admitted there is a ‘credible threat’ ISIS will target Rio next month and said ‘numerous measures’ are being taken to prevent any attack.
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WNU Editor: According to the Brazilian press, there are going to be 300 nuclear security agents deployed at the Rio Olympics .... 300 nuclear security agents to be deployed for Rio Olympics (Xinhua). What's my take .... fears of a dirty bomb being used at the Olympics is nothing new ..... Beijing Olympics Nuclear 'Dirty Bomb' Fears (May 21, 2008), and while I understand the precautions, I would be more afraid of being bitten by a Zika infected mosquito than a dirty bomb being used.