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Japan in frantic bid to cool reactors

Japan in frantic bid to cool reactors

Military helicopters undertake aerial spraying in bid to avert meltdown in quake-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

March 17, 2011 5:19 by



Japanese military helicopters have dumped water on an overheating nuclear plant damaged by last week’s deadly earthquake. Cooling functions at the Fukushima Daiichi plant, about 220km north of Tokyo, have been damaged and workers are engaged in a desperate bid to avert a nuclear meltdown.

Read More: Japan tries to cool off nuclear reactors from air, ground

Source: Al Jazeera



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