Media: Fukushima court rules Tepco, govt liable over 2011 nuclear disaster

By REUTERS
October 10, 2017 08:35
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A district court in Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday ruled that Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and the Japanese government are liable for damages in the largest class action lawsuit brought over the 2011 nuclear disaster in the region, Kyodo news agency reported.

A group of about 3,800 people, mostly in Fukushima prefecture, filed the class action suit, marking the biggest number of plaintiffs out of about 30 similar class action lawsuits filed across the nation.


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