Russia says it seized radioactive material en route to Iran

By REUTERS
December 16, 2011 14:07




MOSCOW - The Russian customs service said on Friday it had seized radioactive material found in the luggage of a passenger bound for Tehran at Moscow's Sheremetyevo international airport.

The service said in a statement that tests showed the material was a radioactive isotope which could be obtained only "as a result of a nuclear reactor's operations."


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