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Nuclear Accident

Belgium distributes iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

BRUSSELS: Belgium began Monday to make iodine pills available free to its 11 million people in case of an accident at its ageing nuclear plants but said there was no "specific risk." The government also launched a website in the country's official languages French, Dutch and German to tell people what to do in an emergency as it began implementing plans announced two years ago. Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon said his government aimed to "properly inform" the public but said the plans were preventative. "For…