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6th October 2017 - Radioactive wild boar spark concerns in Sweden 31 years after Chernobyl


One animal shot by hunters was found to have more than 10 times the safe level of radiation.  The high radiation levels - which come 31 years after the Chernobyl disaster sent a cloud of radioactive dust over Sweden — have left hunters afraid to kill and eat the animals.

“This is the highest level we’ve ever measured,” he told the Telegraph, after testing an animal in Tärnsjö, a village between the cities of Uppsala and Gävle, with a radiation level of 16,000 becquerel per kilogram (Bq/kg).