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(From Aberdeen Press & Journal (UK))
An Asbestos victim has criticised a north-east council for allowing nursery pupils to move into a building they knew contained the potentially deadly material.
The pensioner and grandfather-of-eight claims the children from Aberdeen's Walker Road Nursery currently using the former Torry Nursery building could be running the risk of a health timebomb.
Former builder George McGregor, 72, was diagnosed with pleural plaques - caused by exposure to asbestos - decades after first being exposed to the material.
He went to see his doctor eight years ago after a colleague died of asbestosis.