Germans Blame Swedes for Radiation

German authorities are blaming Sweden for a serious incident in a uranium processing facility in the city of Gronau last weekend.

According to television news reports, a container delivered from Sweden declared empty neverthe less contained 1.6 kilos of uranium.

When an employee opened the container he was contaminated with radiation and taken to a local hospital, but was later released.

Authorities are now considering asking Swedish prosecutors for legal assistance in determining the exact cause of the incident.

Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests.
Du hittar dina sparade avsnitt i menyn under "Min lista".