The government opens the Government House. confidence building statement "Casium-137" after wide impact Guaranteed to control the situation Found radiation values in factories compared to natural ones. No contaminated soil, water, air, edible fruit were found, but asked the Commander-in-Chief of Police to investigate the mysterious missing route.
Anucha Burapachaisri, spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office Statement on the situation and investigation of the case of radioactive cesium-137 In a metal smelting plant in Prachinburi province after public concerns about the effects of such radioactive substances, which Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha inquired about investigating the disappearance of caesium-137, ordered Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittipraphat police commissioner On site investigating evidence of the disappearance of caesium-137 from a steam power plant
Prachin Buri Governor Ron Ronnakornchinda said that from concerns, there were 76 employees in the factory and no radiation contamination was found. and people in the area about caesium-137 which has a health check preliminary not found but also continued to follow Along with having to go to the area and talk to the villagers. distribute radiation strips, bring soil, water and air to inspect, as well as measure agricultural crops Please ensure that the fruits of the area are still edible. There are measurements for radiation values in the market.
Professor Dr. Sirirerk Songsiwilai, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, said that the urine test results in the highest risk group were 76 working groups, and 50% of the urine tests showed no radiation contamination. but also to continue to follow As for the operation within a radius of 5 kilometers, both soil, water, and air were not contaminated as well.
The Permanent Secretary also said that agricultural crops were monitored by both the NLA and the National Nuclear Institute. Random inspection of vegetables and fruits in Prachinburi province, inspected from direct contact with the skin. 120 samples of vegetables, fruits and fish were examined this morning, negative for contamination. And also brought to the laboratory for 2-3 days and will be monitored continuously. In addition, there will be an academic follow-up with Mahidol University. will estimate the maximum distribution The result of the model was found to be distributed only in the factory. And is equal to natural radiation, so asks people to relieve their concerns.
Source: Thai News Agency