Poland: 10 Pounds of Uranium Ore Seized in Sieradz


A student of physics was found to be experimenting with uranium ore at his home in Poland. He told police officials that he bought the material from a man in Sieradz. Police reportedly arrested the man and seized 10 lbs of uranium ore from his home.

Abstract Number: 20100920
Headline: Poland: 10 Pounds of Uranium Ore Seized in Sieradz
Date: May 2010
Bibliography: "Police seize 4 kg of uranium ore in Sieradz," The Sun, 8 May 2010, via www.integrum.ru
Material: Claimed to be uranium ore

April 24, 2012

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