Czech Republic: DU Seized in Bela and Svitavou
Depleted uranium uranyl chloride powder was seized from an individual who kept it in his house in Bela nad Svitavou, Czech Republic. The quantity of the material found was not reported but, according to Czech authorities, it was "too small to cause damage."
Abstract Number: 20100130
Headline: Czech Republic: DU Seized in Bela and Svitavou
Date: October 2010
Bibliography: "Police seize chemicals from depleted uranium," Associated Press, 12 October 2010, http://news.yahoo.com
Material: Depleted uranium (uranyl chloride powder)
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