12 Mar '11, 12pm

Japan confirms explosion, leakage at nuke plant - Yahoo!

Natural disaster after disaster, now come possible potential man-made tragedy of nuclear meltdown. God bless Japan & its people. Wishing Japan rises from its ash, from both natural & man-made destructions, emerging stronger from its painful recovery soon. While quoting Reuters news :""Apart from that, these reactors are designed to work at a high seismicity zone, although what has happened is beyond the impact the plants were designed to withstand," Hlyhalo said. "The earthquake and tsunami, and now the radiation leak, present Japan's government with its biggest challenge in a generation. The blast at the nuclear facility came as plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) was working desperately to reduce pressures in the core of the reactor. The company has had a rocky past in an industry plagued by scandal. In 2002, the president of the country's largest power utilit...

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