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S Korea tests radioactive materials on rainwater

04-07-2011 15:59 BJT Special Report:9.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Japan |

A South Korean elementary school student, wearing a mask, goes to school with an umbrella
in hand on April 7, 2011, amid fears that the rain may contain radioactive materials from
the crippled nuclear reactors in Japan. The Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (KINS) said
that tests conducted on rainwater that fell in the early morning hours of the day showed
minuscule traces of iodine-131, cesium-134 and cesium-137. (Xinhua/Park Jin Hee)


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