Tags: Mexico | Mexico | Radioactive | Theft

Mexico: Stolen Box With Radioactive Material Found

Wednesday, 04 Dec 2013 06:43 PM

 

Mexico's nuclear safety director says a stolen container of radioactive material has been found empty.

Juan Eibenschutz says radioactivity has been detected about 1 kilometer (a half mile) from where the stolen truck and empty container were found in the state of Mexico.

He says authorities have cordoned off the area.

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