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Kyrgyzstan: Radioactive disaster a landslide away

Environmentalists in Kyrgyzstan warn that thousands of tons of radioactive waste are one landslide away from contaminating the water supply of millions of people. Uranium dumps from Soviet-era mining near the town of Mailuu-Suu line the mountain slopes along the local river, in a valley that ranks among the world's most polluted regions.

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