Iodine given out amid tests

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People living or working near Barrow shipyard are being given anti-radiation tablets as a precaution while nuclear submarine tests are carried out.

Iodine tablets will be distributed to people within 550m of Wet Dock Quay while the tests take place.

HMS Astute is the first of four nuclear-powered submarines to be built at BAE Systems in Barrow.

http://www.fleetwoodtoday.co.uk/latest/Iodine-given-out-amid-tests.5046862.jp

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