Emergency alert over nuclear waste

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A trailer carrying low-level nuclear waste bound for Sellafield in Cumbria has caused an emergency alert.

Due to a mechanical failure, the trailer became unhitched on the A41 near Chester after leaving the Capenhurst British Nuclear Group plant.

Police said the load had not been damaged and the incident was dealt with safely, causing no danger.



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