Russia says seized radioactive material en route to Iran
MOSCOW - Reuters
Undated file picture shows the Yak-42 jet hull No 42434 that crashed on takeoff on September 7, 2011 at Yaroslavl airport some 300 kilometres (185 miles) northeast of Moscow. AFP PhotoThe Russian customs service said on Friday it had seized radioactive material found in the luggage of a passenger bound for Tehran at Moscow's Sheremetyevo international airport.
The service said in a statement that tests showed the material was a radioactive isotope which could be obtained only "as a result of a nuclear reactor's operations".