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France Suffers Self-inflicted Radioactive Dust From Saharan Nuclear Test

French NGO Association for Control of Radioactivity in the West (ACRO) has apprised that northerly winds from the Sahara desert have brought deadly radioactive dust to France. The NGO said the toxic dust emanated from 'caesium-137', French nuclear tests conducted in Algeria in the 1960s. The explosions caused permanent radioactive contamination in the Sahara, the brunt of which France is now bearing. However, scientists said that the current… read-more

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: ACRO, France, Sahara, Algeria, Radioactive, dust, caesium-137