Ashdod Port workers evacuated due to container emanating high levels of radiation

Emergency teams identified radioactive material emanating from a shipping container at the Ashdod Port on Monday.

As a precaution, port workers were evacuated, enabling Fire and Rescue Services and hazardous materials teams to perform checks to classify the material, a statement from Fire and Rescue Service’s southern district said.

The container arrived on a Chinese ship, Channel 2 reported.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Ashdod-Port-workers-evacuated-due-to-container-emanating-high-levels-of-radiation-410974

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