Missing Dangerous Source at Salamanca, Guanajuato

In February 3rd. 2015, the National Commission on Nuclear Safety and Safeguards (this is Mexico’s nuclear regulatory authority) was informed by a licensee that three vehicles of its property had been stolen, each one was transporting an Ir-92 source. Therefore, three sources were missing. On the same day, after carrying out an investigation the sources were located and secured by the regulatory authority staff. All the sources are intact and safe. .

Location: Salamanca, Guanajuato
Event date: Tue, 03-02-2015
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