Japan reactor: Cooling stops, containment vessel intact

March 14, 2011 08:42

TOKYO - Cooling functions have stopped and water levels are falling in the No.2 reactor at Tokyo Electric Power Co's Fukumshma Daiichi nuclear plant damaged by a powerful earthquake, Jiji news agency said on Monday.

However, the IAEA said it was told by Japan that the reactor's primary containment vessel was not damaged in the nuclear plant blast.

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