Georgia detains two suspected of trying to sell uranium

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TBILISI, March 13 (Xinhua) -- The Georgian State Security Service detained two individuals in the Kobuleti region of western Georgia on Tuesday for the alleged illegal possession and sale of radioactive materials.

According to the Service, both of the detainees are Georgian citizens and they intended to sell radioactive uranium-238 which weighs 40.19 grams and is worth 2.8 million U.S. dollars.

The confiscated substance poses a risk to human health and life, the Service said.

An investigation into the matter continues. Enditem

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