Saturday, March 19, 2011

JAPAN - Concern about nuclear archipelago

"Explosion in reactor No. 3": under this title that the daily Fukushima, owned by the Yomiuri Shimbun, opens its special edition devoted to the consequences of the earthquake of 11 March on the local nuclear power plant, located 250 kilometers northeast of Tokyo. The newspaper reports that this latest incident took place on 14 March at around 11:00 local time, injuring several people.

However, he explained that the reactor would not be affected and the risk of radioactive leaks were minor. The foreign aid workers continue to arrive on the islands, where 100,000 soldiers have been mobilized to assist victims. According to Prime Minister Naoto Kan, the country faces its worst crisis "since the Second World War."

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