Smuggled Radioactive Material Seized In Turkey

The anti-smuggling unit of Turkey's Gendarmerie Command has seized two glass tubes containing 500 grams of Cesium-137, a radioactive isotope of cesium, which it suspects was smuggled to the country from Russia through Georgia. Acting on a tip-off that radioactive substances had been brought into Turkey from Georgia by a car with a German license [...]

By | 2013-04-03T09:03:47+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Radiological Materials, Security|Comments Off on Smuggled Radioactive Material Seized In Turkey