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Belarusian Authorities Confirm Radioactive Materials Found on Armenian Flight

© Sputnik / Vitaliy Belousov / Go to the mediabankPlane at the airport. (File)
Plane at the airport. (File) - Sputnik International
The State Border Committee of Belarus confirmed to Sputnik on Monday that radioactive materials were found aboard an Armenian aircraft en route to Bulgaria.

MINSK (Sputnik) — Bychkovsky noted that the aircraft, which he said was not a passenger flight, was flying from Armenia to Bulgaria via Belarus.

"I can confirm this fact. The incident took place on [Sunday] March 19 at Gomel Airport," spokesman Anton Bychkovsky said following President Alexander Lukashenko's assertion earlier in the day.

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