Display results as :
Advanced Search
RSS feeds

Social bookmarking
Social bookmarking digg  Social bookmarking delicious  Social bookmarking reddit  Social bookmarking stumbleupon  Social bookmarking slashdot  Social bookmarking yahoo  Social bookmarking google  Social bookmarking blogmarks  Social bookmarking live      

Bookmark and share the address of UKRAINE ENGLISH NEWS on your social bookmarking website

Go down
Posts : 17576
Join date : 2015-05-20
Location : United States

Mexico issues alert after theft of radioactive material

on Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:54 am
Five Mexican states have been put on alert after a truck carrying a container of potentially dangerous radioactive material was stolen, the Interior Ministry says, according to ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

The Ministry said the material "can be dangerous for people if not handled safely" and could cause "permanent or serious injury to a person who is handling or in contact with it for a short time."

Such damage could occur after contact lasting anywhere from minutes to hours, it added.

Officials said the radioactive material represented a significant health risk if taken outside its container, but was not dangerous if kept sealed.

The material, which is used in industrial radiography, belonged to the company Industrial Maintenance Centre, located in the city of San Juan del Rio...............

To read further go to this link:
Back to top
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum