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Blast ruined the inside of containment vessel at Fukushima Daichi 4

The Yomiuri Shimbun

Yomiuri Shimbun reporters look at the inside of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant’s No. 4 reactor building on Wednesday.

6:11 am, February 13, 2014

The Yomiuri Shimbun Almost three years after the outbreak of the nuclear crisis following the Great East Japan Earthquake, debris and wreckage remain scattered at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

Reporters from The Yomiuri Shimbun visited the crippled plant Wednesday, accompanied by TEPCO employees.

On the top floor of the plant’s No. 4 reactor building, a crane was moving to remove spent nuclear fuel from a storage pool. On the lower floors, debris and wreckage were scattered.

A hydrogen explosion, which is believed to have taken place outside the reactor, destroyed a door attached to the containment vessel as well as walls and pipes inside the vessel.


February 12, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. ye, we listen this news Blast ruined the inside of containment vessel at Fukushima Daichi 4, its a bad news.

    Comment by PPR Infotech | February 13, 2014 | Reply

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