The radioactive cloth, called iridium-192, went lacking from an oil storage facility near Basra in November 2015. a few security specialists worried that groups including the Islamic state had stolen the fabric for use in a grimy bomb.
The missing material became located by means of a passerby near the city of Zubair, about nine miles (15 kilometers) south of Basra, Reuters said. A source related to the research instructed Reuters that the material were remoted close to Zubair quickly after it went lacking.
"After initial checking i will affirm the device is unbroken a hundred percentage and there is without a doubt no challenge of radiation," the leader of the security panel inside Basra provincial council, Jabbar al-Saidi, advised Reuters.
it is still no longer clear who took the cloth to the city and what they supposed, officials say.