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Radioactive water leaks into sea

04-02-2011 18:23 BJT Special Report:9.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Japan |

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Officials at Tokyo Electric Power Company say they've found radioactive water leaking into the sea from a cracked concrete pit at the Number 2 reactor in Fukushima.

TEPCO also says the crack may be the source of the recent radiation contamination in the nearby sea. The radiation now in the pit measures 1,000 millisieverts an hour.

It's not clear whether the water has come from the reactor itself or how much water has been leaking into the sea. TEPCO is now planning to pour concrete into the pit to seal the crack.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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