Thirty tonnes of explosive chemicals go missing in the Mojave Desert

A 30-tonne rail shipment of an explosive chemical vanished en route from Wyoming to California last month, officials say.

A train loaded with 60,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate departed Cheyenne, Wyoming, on 12 April, explosives company Dyno Nobel told KQED.

When it arrived at a stop in the Mojave Desert two weeks later, the car was empty. The company notified authorities in a 10 May report to the federal National Response Center, KQED reported.

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