Antinuclear

Australian news, and some related international items

1000 radioactive bodies cannot be buried

Radiation leaves 1,000 tsunami bodies near nuke plant off-limits, USA Today, Mar 31, 2011 Radiation within 12 miles of the leaking Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has prevented the recovery of about 1,000 victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reports.

Even after the bodies are recovered and returned to families, how relatives choose to say goodbye to loved ones will pose health and safety dielmmas, sources said: Cremation could spread radioactive material, while conventional burial would contaminate soil.

Police sources said today that bodies had been exposed to high levels of radiation after death and that officials are reconsidering their plan to inspect the bodies after removing them from the evacuation zone……Radiation leaves 1,000 tsunami bodies near nuke plant off-limits –

March 31, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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