authorities said Thursday they found all 96 containers of cyanide
stolen earlier this month, ending fears they might be used by
terrorists targeting the United States, AP reported.
on Wednesday found about 70 blue drums marked with skulls and
believed to contain cyanide in a rural gully near Honey, 80
miles north of Mexico City and about 420 miles south of McAllen,
said they now believe a hapless gang of thieves, not terrorists,
were behind the May 10 hijacking of the truck carrying the sodium
cyanide. Police said previously the hijackers were not looking
for cyanide, but were criminals who routinely hijack trucks
on Mexican highways to sell their contents on the black market.