Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Measuring-Radiation-in-Mayapuri-27MZIFIX6WHI.htmlConceptually similarMarking Contaminated Area in MayapuriGP022BHCompleted★★★★Marking Contaminated Area in MayapuriGP022BGCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025E3Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025EGCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025E0Completed★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BECompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BDCompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022BICompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022B8Completed★★★★View AllGP022B9Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGreenpeace radiation expert Jan Vande Putte (left), Aisha Mahmood (centre) and Pushpinder Singh (right) take radiation measurements in Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi, while local people observe their operations. 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-Greenpeace campaigners-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-Outdoors-Radiation-Radiation measurement-Radiation measurement tools-Streets-WomenShoot: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.