Two men detained not carrying active uranium – police

2013-11-19 13:59

Two men arrested on suspicion of possessing uranium weren’t holding active material.

Uranium is usually sold as an oxide concentrate, a powder form known as yellow cake, and must undergo a series of processes before being used in a reactor for electricity generation. Nuclear plants generate about 11% of global power, according to the World Nuclear Association. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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