15 Mar '11, 12am

Radiation at the quake-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant hits danger level

Japan's nuclear safety agency said the operator of the stricken plant believed the seal around the reactor, which is critical for preventing a major radiation leak, had not been holed and was doing further checks. But Mr Kan's top spokesman Yukio Edano said there appeared to be damage to the structure around the number-two reactor, the third to be hit by an explosion since Friday's disaster which knocked out cooling systems. -- AFP

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