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A Norwegian air high quality measurement station has detected small quantities of radioactive iodine on the borderline space between Norway and Russia, the nation’s Radiation and Nuclear Security Company (DSA) studies.

Its focus isn’t dangerous to human well being, the consultants say.

The samples had been taken on August, 9-12. In line with the company, it isn’t but doable to find out whether or not the radioactive emission detected was associated to an accident the Russian Navy’s coaching floor in Arkhangelsk area, the place a nuclear-powered rocket engine exploded on August, Eight.

“The measurement outputs are corresponding to these obtained beforehand. Norwegian monitoring stations detect radioactive iodine 6-Eight instances per yr, its supply is often unknown. If, other than iodine, no different radioactive substances are discovered, the most certainly supply of emissions is a facility producing prescribed drugs containing radioactive iodine,” the assertion reads.

The company retains accumulating and testing samples.