Residents of Turkey received a message on their mobile phone
A message about the danger of radiation leakage caused panic among the residents of the Turkish district of Kirklareli bordering Bulgaria, the Turkish private television CNN-Turk reported.
“There is a danger of a radioactive leak. Return to a safe place immediately. Do not leave the shelter until you have received a message that the danger has passed. This information was received on cell phones and county residents this morning.
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As it turned out, the message was sent in connection with the testing of warning and alarm systems built into Kirklareli.
“You received a message on your phone from AFAD about the danger of a radioactive leak. I panicked. “You checked the authorities’ website and you see that this is a test of the warning system,” said local resident Erdem Koese.
Kirklareli’s governor said that according to information from the district directorate responsible for disasters and emergencies, today is the last day of a three-day study of the system. Citizens are urged not to panic.
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