U.S. Accuses Hizbullah of Storing Explosive Chemicals in Europe

(AP) Hizbullah has stored chemicals that can be used to make explosives in several European countries, Nathan Sales, the State Department coordinator for counter-terrorism, said Thursday. Hizbullah operatives have moved ammonium nitrate from Belgium to France, Greece, Italy, Spain and Switzerland in recent years and are suspected to still be storing the material throughout Europe. This is the material that exploded last month in Beirut. "Hizbullah put these weapons in place so it could conduct major terrorist attacks whenever it or its masters in Tehran deemed necessary," he said.

2020-09-21 00:00:00

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