Six people are being tested for possible radiation exposure in mexico… Just days after a highly-hazardous container was stolen and these individuals aren’t victims but suspects.

The group is at a hospital about an hour outside of mexico city… Officials there say they were arrested yesterday in connection with monday’s highjacking of cobalt-60… A radioactive material to treat cancer… But can also be used to make explosives…

That theft triggering a country-wide alert…

The abandoned vehicle, as well as the extremely dangerous material was found on Wednesday but the container carrying it was pried open compromising the small community where it was located.

Officials add that six suspect are displaying minor symptoms but are expected to be released where they will be sent into federal custody.