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Monday, March 14, 2011

BREAKING: Third Blast Rocks Nuclear Facility in Japan

According to the Russian News, RT:

"A new blast has been heard at the Fukushima nuclear plant on Tuesday. This follows two other explosions at the facility which left over a dozen people injured.

According to Japan’s nuclear safety agency, the new blast was heard at Unit 2 of Fukushima plant at 21:10 GMT, AP reports. No other details have been immediately announced.

Japan's Prime Minister is due to address the nation as radiation levels are rising outside the power plant following the latest explosion.

The country’s nuclear safety agency announced that it suspects the explosion may have damaged the reactor’s container. AP has quoted an agency spokesperson, Shinji Kinjo, as saying that ``a leak of nuclear material is feared.'"


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