St. Petersburg, July 17. In the Pulkovo airport customs officers found a parcel, which reacted to the system of radiation protection. About it reported a press-service Severo-the Western customs office.
a Package arrived from Chelyabinsk, and its radioactivity exceeded the norm by 40 times.
Inside the parcels were watch-chronographs quartermaster, which were issued in the middle of the last century, the Soviet industry. The hands and hour markers applied luminous composition of the permanent actions on the basis of the radioactive salts of radium-226. That is why they reacted the radiation monitoring system.
Dangerous parcel seized, to be disposed of for security reasons.
"In the 50's-early 60-ies of the hands and numbers are aviation watches-chronographs applied luminous composition of the permanent actions on the basis of the radioactive salts of Radium-226. That is why these watches are pretty "kicking" and trigger systems of radiation control", — said at the customs office.
Krasnoyarsk, July 17.