NEW DELHI: A radioactive leak was detected at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Friday.
The NDRF anti-sabotage team has reached the spot.
According to initial reports, radioactive material found on board a cargo flight from Turkey. The leak was detected at the cargo terminal.
“We are monitoring the whole situation. Radioactive substance came from Istanbul for Fortis Hospital whose authorities have been called,” NDRF DG said. The hospital had ordered the substance in connection with its cancer treatment, according to reports.
Home minister Rajnath Singh said, “The atomic energy team has also reached. We have just got information that the radioactive leak has been stopped.”
CISF and police are probing if the leak was due to negligence.
source: times of india