Hueypoxtla Mexico: stolen radioactive material found, no risk to population

Posted on December 5, 2013 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico reported…Stolen radioactive material that was reported missing in Mexico early Wednesday has been recovered and there’s no risk to the surrounding population, a Mexico official said.

The highly radioactive material was found in an empty lot about a half a mile from Hueypoxtla, an agricultural town of about 4,000 people, but it poses no threat or a need for an evacuation, said Juan Eibenschutz, director general of the National Commission of Nuclear Safety and Safeguards. Read Article

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