19 Mar '11, 9am

Engineers at a stricken nuclear plant in Japan have connected an electricity line to one of the reactors

Engineers at a stricken nuclear plant in Japan have connected an electricity line to one of the reactors

'If the power is turned on without checks it may malfunction. They are checking the facility now. If no problem is found at the facility today, the power will resume as early as tomorrow (Sunday).' Once power is back up, the radiation-suited Fukushima engineers hope they can get vital cooling systems online. In the meantime, they have been dumping water by hose and by air on the reactors to cool the fuel rods.

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