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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Japan Quake: Nuclear Plant Meltdown possible - 12th Mar 2011

Japan's nuclear safety commission says one of the country's nuclear power plants could be facing meltdown after being damaged during the earthquake and tsunami.

Emergencies have been declared at two nuclear power stations due to cooling problems.

Radioactive steam has been released to reduce rising pressure in the plants and the Japanese prime minister has ordered thousands of people living within six miles to leave the area.

The commission's Ryohei Shiomi said officials were checking whether a meltdown had taken place at the Daiichi power plant.

Shiomi said that even if there was a meltdown, it wouldn't affect humans within a six-mile radius Read More