UN Inspectors Find Empty Chemical Warheads in Iraq

(CNN)- A team of arms inspectors found 11 empty chemical warheads and another one that needed further evaluation at the Ukhaider ammunition storage area, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) southwest of Baghdad, according to a UN spokesman, who said they were all in "excellent condition." The chemical warheads the inspectors found were on 122 mm rockets similar to ones imported by Iraq during the late 1980s, the spokesman said. In addition, Chief UN inspector Hans Blix announced Thursday that Baghdad had illegally imported arms-related material into the country.

2003-01-17 00:00:00

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