Nightly News   |  December 04, 2013

Stolen truck carrying radioactive material found in Mexico

Authorities in Mexico say the search is over for radioactive material, Colbalt-60, that was stolen on its way to a disposal plant. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> there is a late development in a story a lot of us woke up to this morning about a stolen truck containing radioactive material. it is on its way from a hospital in tijuana to a disposal site near mexico city . tonight the truck has been found near the gas station where it was stolen. and the critical cargo known as cobalt 60 has been recovered. the radioactivity is described as, quote, low intensity.