Database of radiological incidents and related events--
Ashkhabad criminal radiological act, 1982
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 20 September 2007
14 June 1982
Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan, USSR
Type of event:
criminal act involving radioactive material
A criminal act using a cobalt-60 source caused 7 injuries. Injured included 3 with acute radiation sickness.
- Ilyin, L. A., V. Yu. Soloviev, A. E. Baranov, A. K. Guskova, N. M. Nadezhina, and I. A. Gusev, May 2004, "Early medical consequences of radiation incidents in the former URRS territory," 11th International Congress of IRPA, on line, IRPA [http://irpa11.irpa.net/pdfs/7c20.pdf].
© 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 20 September 2007.
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