Man tried to smuggle 250 kg of radioactive metal from Chornobyl

Source : 112 Ukraine

Man was detained by policemen and National Guard soldiers
19:07, 28 May 2016

Национальная полиция

Национальная полиция

Ukrainian man tried to smuggle 250 kg of the radioactive metal from the territory of Chornobyl, - reported the National Police press service.

"Employees of the police department of of Chornobyl nuclear power plant areas, together with soldiers of the National Guard and border guards in the evacuation point Korolivka arrested 20-year resident of the Polissya district. Young man tried to move 250 kilograms of radioactive metal out of the Chornobyl area.  And he had no permits for this, noted the National Police press service.

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As a result, the smuggler's car and metal products were seized. The metal, after determining the degree of contamination by radiation, will be transferred to special plant.

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