This is coolbert:
These weapons seized are inert and no longer use-able rockets?
Were loaded with nerve gas at one time. Merely handling the rockets, even in the inert and decontaminated state, can be dangerous?
"Isis Seizes Former Chemical Weapons Plant in Iraq"
"The Islamic State extremist group (Isis) has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility north-west of Baghdad, where 2,500 degraded chemical rockets filled decades ago with deadly nerve agent sarin or their remnants were stored along with other chemical warfare agents, Iraq has said in a letter circulated at the United Nations."
"The US played down the threat from the takeover, saying there were no intact chemical weapons and it would be very difficult to use the material for military purposes."