11 Mar '11, 8am

No nuclear plant radiation leak after quake: Japan PM

TOKYO: No radiation leaks have been detected from Japan's nuclear power stations after a massive 8.9 magnitude quake struck the country on Friday, Prime Minister Naoto Kan said. The Japanese government also said the powerful quake has caused tremendous damage. Three people were reported killed as tsunamis up to 10 metres high slammed into the coast. The dead included a 67-year-old man who was crushed by a wall and an elderly woman killed by a fallen roof in the wider Tokyo area.

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