Japan to start water-bombing nuclear plant's No.2 reactor

March 17, 2011 14:24

TOKYO - Japan will start dropping water from the air on the No.2 reactor of its quake-stricken nuclear power plant on Friday, the country's nuclear safety agency said on Thursday night.

In a separate statement, the Fukushima Daiichi plant's owner, Tokyo Electric Power Co , said white smoke or steam had been seen coming from the No.2 reactor.

Thursday's water-bombing efforts had focused on the No.3 reactor.

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