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6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Nuke Plant after Explosion


190+ people suffering from radiation poisoning.  Workers trying to use sea water to cool reactor.  IAEA says iodine tablets being distributed to population.

“An aftershock has struck near a nuclear plant in Japan – hours after an explosion and radiation leak there sparked fears a meltdown was under way.

The 6.4 magnitude tremor occurred close to the sites of two nuclear power plants in Fukushima, where the walls and a roof of one reactor were destroyed in a blast.

Plumes of smoke were sent billowing into the sky and several workers at the Daiichi power station – also known as Fukushima 1 – were thought to be injured.” Read more.

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