Mexico: Stolen Radioactive Material Recovered

Posted on July 5, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico

AFP reported the theft of a vehicle in Mexico containing a potentially deadly radioactive material briefly raised alarm Friday — but the container was found with no leak or harm to the population. The truck, which was transporting deadly iridium-192, a radioactive substance used in making some industrial products, had been stolen Thursday, federal civil defense officials said. Read Article

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