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Terrorists trying to infiltrate British labs

Dozens of suspected terrorists have tried to infiltrate Britain's top laboratories during the past year to develop weapons of mass destruction, such as biological and nuclear devices.

The security services, MI5 and MI6, have intercepted up to 100 potential terrorists posing as postgraduate students who they believe tried accessing laboratories to gain the materials and expertise needed to create chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons, the Government has confirmed.

It follows warnings from MI5 to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office that al Qaeda's terror network is actively seeking to recruit scientists and university students with access to laboratories containing deadly viruses and weapons technology.

Extensive background checks from the security services, using a new vetting scheme, have led to the rejection of overseas students who were believed to be intent o

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Added: Nov-4-2008 
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