1540: Seven Detained in Turkey with Uranium Haul

July 22, 1994


Turkish police have detained seven Turkish suspects and confiscated 12 kilos (26.45 pounds) of uranium, having a total value of about $853 million, according to officials from the Istanbul office in charge of financial crimes. The uranium reportedly was smuggled into Turkey from an unidentified country in the former Soviet Union.

  • Abstract Number:  19940770
  • Headline:  Seven Detained in Turkey With Uranium Haul
  • Date:  22 July 1994
  • Bibliography:  Reuters
  • Material:  uranium
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