Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Measuring-Radiation-in-Mayapuri-27MZIFIX6PAW.htmlConceptually similarMeasuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BECompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BDCompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BJCompleted★★★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BICompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022B9Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025DQCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025DSCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EICompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EVCompleted★★★★View AllGP022B8Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGreenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent (left) and Jan Vande Putte (right) take radiation measurements in Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi. They are part of a team surveying this area where exposure to radioactive material (Cobalt-60) in the previous month claimed one life and caused injuries to many more. The Cobalt-60 originated from a Gamma Irradiator which the Delhi University auctioned to a scrap dealer.Locations:Asia-India-Mayapuri-New DelhiDate:14 May, 2010Credit:© Greenpeace / Sudhanshu MalhotraMaximum size:2500px X 1667pxKeywords:Day-Gloves-Greenpeace campaigners-KWCI (GPI)-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-Outdoors-Radiation-Radiation measurement-Radiation measurement tools-Streets-Two peopleShoot:Radiation Survey in Mayapuri Scrap MarketGreenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent and Jan Vande Putte survey the Mayapuri scrap market where exposure to radioactive material (Cobalt-60) in the previous month claimed one life and caused injuries to many more. They join a team of Greenpeace activists marking off the contaminated area. Radiation from a Cobalt 60 source (a radioactive isotope of cobalt) killed one person and injured six persons in this western Delhi metal scrap market. The Cobalt-60 originated from a Gamma Irradiator which the Delhi University auctioned to a scrap dealer. The International Atomic Energy Agency has termed it as a Level 4 accident.