Location: Mulund, Bombay, India
Type of event: radiation accident
Projector equipment with an iridium-192 source was operated by an untrained individual, resulting in dose of 2,000 rad to the skin and a whole-body dose of 60 rad. Radiation injury to the fingers required amputation of four fingers.
Consequences: 1 injury.
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