Biochemterrorism

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Biochemterrorism

The use by a non-state group, or the secret use by a nation state, of biological or chemical agents to kill, injure or incapacitate one's political enemy. There are numerous examples of biochemterrorism dating back thousands of years. See also: Biochemical warfare.
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Biochemical terrorism can be defined as a group that threatens or attacks their target with the usage of a chemical that is very harmful and can be fatal.
The portfolio includes a new biochemical terrorism endorsement available to customers who purchase property terrorism coverage from the member companies of AIG, either on a property terrorism stand-alone basis or within a property policy.
The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) established a new squad Monday to counter acts of radioactive and biochemical terrorism directed at the prime minister's official residence.
Although the threat of biochemical terrorism is understood and half expected, systems to prevent it may be under-developed because it has been used so rarely.
The South Korean people are virtually defenseless against biochemical terrorism or war.
Tokyo police said Thursday they will beef up security for the prime minister and his official residence in steps to counter act of nuclear and biochemical terrorism, starting next Monday.