Water cannon withdrawn from Japan nuclear plant

By REUTERS
March 17, 2011 12:42

 
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TOKYO - Emergency crews temporarily withdrew a water cannon from Japan's quake-stricken nuclear power plant on Thursday because of high radiation levels, broadcaster NHK said.

The water cannon had been called in to spray the Fukushima Daiichi complex's No.3 reactor, which contains plutonium fuel and has been the top priority for authorities.

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