Australia mining company sorry for losing radioactive device


A mining corporation has apologized for losing a highly radioactive capsule over an 870 mile stretch of Western Australia as authorities prone parts of the road looking for the tiny but dangerous substance. The capsules part of a device believed to have fallen off a truck are being transported between a desert mine site and the city of Perth on January 10, the truck transporting the capsule had arrived at a Perth depot on January 16, while emergency services weren't notified about the missing capsule, until January 25, the cesium one three 7 ceramic source commonly used in radioactive gauges emits dangerous amounts of radiation equivalent of receiving ten x-rays in an hour. It could cause skin burns and prolonged exposure could cause cancer. I'm Charles De Ledesma

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