Japan says radiation levels rising around plant after blast

By REUTERS
March 15, 2011 04:39

TOKYO - Radiation levels around quake-stricken nuclear reactors in northeastern Japan are rising but there are no plans to extend the 20-km evacuation zone, the government said on Tuesday.

An explosion at the No. 4 reactor likely caused the new radiation which could rise to levels that may affect health around the reactors.


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