Akhil Satheesh

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Truck containing highly radioactive material has been stolen !

Truck containing highly radioactive material has been stolen !

Post By : Akhil Satheesh

Post Rank : 1307th

Category : Environment

Sub Category : Pollution

24 Jan 2014

Authorities confirmed that truck containing extremely dangerous radioactive material has been stolen in Mexico. The truck contained isotope cobalt -60 which was being carried from a hospital to a waste storage centre .it is used for treatment purpose. At the time the truck was stolen, the source was properly shielded. However, the source could be extremely dangerous to a person if removed from the shielding, or if it was damaged. Now all the authorities are making efforts to find the lost truck .authorities says that those who have stolen didn’t know what was inside .if reached in wrong hands, it may lead to a huge disaster .it may cause radiations which is highly harmfulAuthorities confirmed that truck containing extremely dangerous radioactive material has been stolen in Mexico. The truck contained isotope cobalt -60 which was being carried from a hospital to a waste storage centre .it is used for treatment purpose. At the time the truck was stolen, the source was properly shielded. However, the source could be extremely dangerous to a person if removed from the shielding, or if it was damaged. Now all the authorities are making efforts to find the lost truck .authorities says that those who have stolen didn’t know what was inside .if reached in wrong hands, it may lead to a huge disaster .it may cause radiations which is highly harmful


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