15 Mar '11, 12am

Japan says blast heard at another nuclear reactor

TOKYO: An explosion was heard at another reactor of an earthquake-damaged nuclear power plant early Tuesday, the Japanese government said. "Today, Tokyo Electric Power informed us that there was an explosion at the number two reactor of Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant," a government official told reporters. The container around an overheating nuclear reactor appears to be damaged, the government said, raising the chance that dangerous radiation could leak from the quake-hit plant. The announcement came as engineers scrambled to keep the temperature of three reactors under control after they were hit by the tsunami that swept Japan following Friday's massive earthquake. Rescue teams searching through the shattered debris of whole villages swept away by the wall of water on Japan's northeast coast found 2,000 bodies in the region of Miyagi. Millions have been left without...

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