Lithuania starts handing out iodide pills ahead of Astravyets NPP launch

  • 2020-06-11
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – Lithuania's Health Emergency Situations Center has on Thursday handed over potassium iodide pills to the municipalities of Vilnius and Svencionys Districts to be distributed to local resident for their protection in case of a nuclear accident. The local authorities are left to decide on the way the pills will be handed out to people. They will, first of all, be distributed to Lithuanian residents living within the radius of 30 km from the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus. Vilnius District Municipality received 29,000 pills, ...
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