12 Mar '11, 12pm

インドネシアを始め、世界中の「原発導入検討中」の政府が日本の事態を固唾を呑んで見守ってるんだろうな、きっと Tepco says no damage to reactor container: Japan...

TOKYO: The operator of a stricken nuclear plant on Saturday said a reactor container was not damaged despite a large explosion at the plant north of Tokyo, Japan's chief cabinet secretary said Saturday. Yukio Edano added that radiation levels near the Fukushima plant operated by Tokyo Electric Power had fallen after the blast, amid fears of a possible nuclear meltdown following a devastating earthquake and tsunami Friday. An explosion sent plumes of smoke spewing from the ageing nuclear power plant Saturday, raising fears of radioactive meltdown a day after a massive quake struck the facility's cooling system. After earlier declaring an atomic emergency, the government said tens of thousands of people living within 20 kilometres (12 miles) of the Fukushima No. 1 plant should leave, widening the evacuation zone from 10 kilometres. Edano told reporters: "We have decided to d...

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