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Six held over Mexico 'nuclear' truck theft

7 December 2013 Last updated at 05:42 GMT

Mexican authorities have detained six men suspected of stealing a truck carrying medical equipment, including a radioactive element.

The suspects had been admitted to a hospital in Hidalgo state with possible symptoms of radiation poisoning but have since been released.

The truck was stolen on Monday and found abandoned two days later in a nearby field.

Will Grant reports from Mexico City.

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