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Missing radioactive isotope found in scrapyard in Andhra

A container of radioactive isotope Cs-137, which went missing from ONGC base in Andhra Pradesh earlier this month, was located by police in a scrapyard on Wednesday. “The radioactive substance Cs-137 [has] been recovered but the accused have not yet been identified,” the police stated. The isotope, which is reportedly worth ₹27 lakh, is not explosive, ONGC officials said.