Saturday, November 24, 2007

Radioactive ore dumped into nearby river

Radioactive copper and cobalt ore were illegally dumped into the Mura river near Likasi. Levels of radioactivity in the water registered nearly 50 times over legal limit. The government has warned people not to drink water from the Mura river due to the contamination.

Likasi is the city below Mulungwishi station.

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