13 Mar '11, 6am

#Japan's radiation threat could be the world's worst nuclear disaster in 25 years. #Singapore #prayforjapan

SENDAI, Japan (Reuters) - Japan faced the theart of new radiation leaks at an earthquake-crippled nuclear plant on Sunday after the cooling system failed at a second reactor in what could be the world's worst nuclear disaster in 25 years. Strong aftershocks continued to shake Japan's main island as the desperate search pressed on for survivors from Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami. The death toll was expected to rise above 2,000. Thousands were evacuated on Saturday following an explosion and leak from the facility's No. 1 reactor in Fukushima , 240 km (150 miles) north of Tokyo, where there is believed to have been a partial meltdown of the fuel rods. Now engineers were pumping in seawater, trying to prevent the same thing from happening at the No. 3 reactor, the government said in apparent acknowledgement that it had moved too slowly on Saturday. "Unlike the No.1 ...

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