In Mexico, unknown persons stole a container with the radiation source
In nine regions of the country declared anxiety.
MEXICO city, April 25. /Offset. TASS Ivan valueK/. The office of civil defense of Mexico announced Monday concern in nine regions of the country for a stolen container of radioactive materials. This is stated in the statement of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.
The container belongs to a company performing work for non-destructive testing. A device used in industrial radiography, was in the car that was hijacked in the municipality of San Pedro Tlaquepaque in the Western state of Jalisco.
Authorities warned that the source of the radiation could pose a serious threat to the health, if will be extracted from the container, and urged to observe special precautions in the case of detection
In February 2017 in Mexico there was a similar case. Then the container with radioactive materials has been detected a few days after the disappearance in the state of Guanajuato in the Central part of the country.