Monday, March 14, 2011

March 14- Explosion at Fukushima Nuclear Plant Dai-ichi 1, Unit 3

The explosion at 11:01 AM on March 14 of Unit 3 at the crippled nuclear plant in Fukushima was more serious that initially thought. Eleven workers were injured, one with serious burns. It is believed that a partial meltdown has occurred in the reactor core of the unit. Moreover, the cooling system of Unit 2 (like those of Units 1 and 3)  was disabled by the tsunami last Friday, and it is now showing problems likely to result in the same trajectory of developments. 

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