SUS­PECTED RA­DIOAC­TIVE LEAK AT NEW DELHI AIR­PORT

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NEW DELHI: Emer­gency work­ers sealed off a por­tion of New Delhi’s in­ter­na­tional air­port yes­ter­day after of­fi­cials sus­pected a con­sign­ment con­tain­ing ra­dioac­tive ma­te­rial had leaked, a po­lice of­fi­cer said. Fif­teen car­tons con­tain­ing nu­clear medicine ma­te­rial were iso­lated to in­ves­ti­gate the sus­pected leak after the ship­ment ar­rived at the cargo area in an Air France plane, San­jay Bha­tia, the po­lice chief of Delhi air­port se­cu­rity, said. “The con­sign­ment had come from Paris. Our staff re­ported a leak in the ship­ment and we alerted the au­thor­i­ties.” – AFP

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