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Cameron warns about ISIS nuclear threat

“So many summits are about dealing with things that have already gone wrong. This is a summit about something we are trying to prevent”

FoxNews.com reporting: UK Prime Minister David Cameron warned Western leaders about potential threat from ISIS on Friday. He believes that Islamic State has fully developed plans to utilize drones as nuclear material carriers to spray those deadly substances over Western cities.

This coincides with rising concern among World leaders that ISIS is trying to get their hands on commercially available drones to initiate a series of “dirty bomb” attacks over major metropolitan cities that could kill thousands.

Cameron stated that the dangers of ISIS getting hold of nuclear material were “only too real.” These materials could be obtained through black markets, so-called “dark web”, and even stolen from certain medical facilities. As part of his duties, he met with leaders from the U.S., France, and China to plan out a reaction response to such an attack.

Cameron said he would deploy counterterrorism police and the UK Border Force while British leaders hold a Cobra meeting.

“We have already seen (ISIS) trying to look at whether they can get their hands on low-level crop-using-type drones,” one British official told The Telegraph.

ISIS already has about 90 pounds of low-grade uranium from Mosul University in Iraq in its possession. They’ve managed to seize it after capturing the city in 2014. However, this amount has been deemed inadequate to cause an actual harm, and it would only be capable of inducing panic among the populace.

Cameron told reporters at the nuclear summit in Washington that concerns of a nuclear attack were real.

“So many summits are about dealing with things that have already gone wrong. This is a summit about something we are trying to prevent,” Cameron added.

Cameron said at the summit that Britain plans to hire 1,000 more armed police and deploy counterterrorism units in cities outside London to help counter any possible attack.

By Stefan Paraber for GIA

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