18 Mar '11, 5am

Apparently Obama demanded the Japanese permanently close the plants in Fukishima for coolant help

On Thursday, the Japanese military used trucks and helicopters to dump tonnes of water onto the plant in efforts to douse fuel rods and prevent a disastrous radiation release. The 9.0-magnitude quake, the biggest on record to strike Japan, hit the eastern coast of the Tohoku region, north of the capital, on Friday last week, leaving 15,000 dead or missing. -- AFP

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