A radioactive leak has been detected at India’s capital IGI Airport, Press Trust of India reported. Packets with radioactive material were reportedly spotted onboard a flight from Turkey.
“A consignment of sodium iodide class 7 category liquid reached the IGI Airport in Turkish Airlines around 4.35 a.m. As it was being moved to a secure place from where it had to be sent to Fortis Hospital, a leak was noticed,” a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer told IANS on condition of anonymity.
NDRF team and atomic energy experts site of radioactive leak at Delhi IGI airport
UPDATE The leak has stopped.
UPDATE No radiation found after scare at India’s Delhi airport.