Area around Prague playground sealed off after gov’t experts find radiation 5 times over limit

Published: September 29th, 2011 at 5:59 pm ET
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Prague playground sealed off over raised radiation, Prague Monitor, September 29, 2011:

Police and firefighters sealed off the area around a playground in Prague over increased radiation level Wednesday evening, firefighting unit spokeswoman Pavlina Adamcova told CTK. [...]

Subsequent measurements confirmed the increased radiation level. [...]

“At around 20:00, a man called saying his wrist watch had signalled increased radiation near the street,” Adamcova said. [...]

The firefighters [...] measured the increased values of radiation. [...]

“[Experts from the State Institute of Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Protection] measured the values five times over the standard,” Adamcova said. [...]

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