‘Malaysia Air­port Has No Trace of Nerve Agent That Killed Jong Nam’

The Economic Times - - Around The World -

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian author­i­ties have de­clared Kuala Lumpur In­ter­na­tional Air­port safe af­ter a sweep of the ter­mi­nal found no traces of the nerve agent that was used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader. The air­port is “a safe place” and is free from any con­tam­i­na­tion by haz­ardous materials, state news agency Ber­nama re­ported Se­lan­gor state po­lice chief Ab­dul Samah Mat as say­ing af­ter an early morn­ing sweep by Malaysia’s po­lice foren­sic de­part­ment, a haz­ardous materials team from the fire and res­cue de­part­ment and the Atomic En­ergy Li­cens­ing Board. Fears of con­tam­i­na­tion were trig­gered af­ter a pre­lim­i­nary re­port showed that VX Nerve Agent was used in the mur­der of Kim Jong Nam.

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