Radioactive cesium container stolen in north Siberia

A container with radioactive cesium has been stolen in the north of Siberia - in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. As RIA Novosti was told in Russia's Ministry of the Interior Thursday, the crime was committed in the town of Noyabrsk, at a base belonging to an oil company.

According to preliminary data, unidentified criminals broke open a transportation container belonging to French Schlumberger Logelco Inc., and stole the inner lead container with cesium.

In investigation is underway along with the search for the stolen radioactive material.

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