'Explosion heard at Japan's Fukushima nuke plant'

By REUTERS
March 12, 2011 10:25




TOKYO - An explosion was heard and smoke was seen at Tokyo Electric Power company's number one nuclear power plant, Jiji news agency quoted the police as saying on Saturday.

Japan earlier in the day warned of a meltdown at the nuclear reactor damaged when a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the northeast coast, but said the risk of radiation contamination was small.


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