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 Radiation leak injures five in Delhi scrap shop
 Updated at: 1313 PST,  Friday, April 09, 2010
Radiation leak injures five in Delhi scrap shop NEW DELHI: Five persons were admitted in a local hospital with burn injuries and other ailments after continuous exposure to radiation at a scrap dealerís shop in West Delhi.

A 1-kilometre radius around the shop has been cordoned off as a precautionary measure, a senior officer said.

According to the officer, the five victims slept at the scrap dealerís shop, where some radioactive material, reportedly medical waste equipment, was dumped some five days ago in West Delhi.

According to officials, skin of two men had turned black due to exposure to the radioactive material all five victims have burn injuries and rashes on their bodies.
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