Posted by Anonymous (not verified) on December 04, 2013

Mexican authorities scramble after thieves hijack a large amount of cobalt-60.

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'Extremely dangerous' radioactive theft in Mexico: UN atomic agency (via AFP)

Thieves in Mexico have stolen a truck carrying "extremely dangerous" radioactive material used in medical treatment, the UN atomic watchdog said Wednesday. The vehicle was transporting a "teletherapy source" containing cobalt-60 from a hospital in the…

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