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Turkey Security Forces Seize Radioactive Material, Anatolia Says

Turkey’s paramilitary police seized radioactive materials with an estimated market value of 1 million euros ($1.3 million), the Anatolia news agency said.

The state-run agency said two tubes of cesium-137, a highly poisonous radioactive chemical, were seized near the northern town of Espiye in Giresun province.

To contact the reporter on this story: Selcan Hacaoglu in Ankara at shacaoglu@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net

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