Lebanon seizes half a ton of radioactive sanitary towels

March 20, 2015 3:06 PM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 550 kilograms of sanitary towels containing a radioactive substance were confiscated at Beirut international airport, officials said on Friday.

The Ministry of Finance said in statement that 30 cartons of confiscated pads will be sent to the Lebanese Atomic Energy Agency for checks before being returned to the exporter.

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