Western Australia: Tiny Radioactive Capsule Goes Missing On Motorway

A tiny radio-active capsule has gone missing on a motorway in Western Australia.

Hazardous materials experts have issued a red alert over the substance – which is 8 millimetres long and 6 millimetres wide.

It was being transported from a mine to a depot in Perth, when it’s believed it fell off a truck.

At an emergency press conference called this morning, officials warned it carries a risk of skin damage, burns and even cancer.

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