Official denies leakage at research reactor

Amman, Director of the Jordan Research and Training Reactor (JRTR), Samer Kahook, on Sunday denied rumors circulated on social media networks that there was a leakage of radioactive agents at the reactor located on the Jordan University of Science and Technology’s campus.

Kahook labeled such claims as “unfounded” and said they reveal total “ignorance” of those disseminating them. He assured that everything is normal at the research reactor where all safety and security measures are strictly adhered to.

Source: Jordan News Agency