A radioactive substance used in nuclear weapons was found in Turkey
This substance is used in the manufacture of nuclear warheads and nuclear power plants.
Police officers in the Turkish province of Bolu found in a car 18 grams of California radioactive substance used in the manufacture of warheads for nuclear weapons, the administration of the province of Bolu in the west of the country said.
Police officers in the fight against smuggling and organized crime stopped a car in the province of Bolu, near the Atatürk Forest Park.
"During the search, police officers seized 18.01 grams of California, which is used in the manufacture of nuclear warheads and nuclear power plants. The cost of this substance is estimated at $ 72 million. Import, storage and transportation of California requires special permission. The detected substance is sent to Turkey's Atomic Energy Agency for examination,” according to a statement from Governor Bolu.
It is noted that five people were detained in this case, an investigation is underway.
Meanwhile, the newspaper Sabah recalls a similar incident that occurred in Ankara in March 2018.
It was also originally reported on the discovery of California, but then it turned out that the police found only some organic matter without radioactive signs.