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Radioactivity soars; workers evacuated from Tokyo reactor

TOKYO - Japanese authorities evacuated workers on Sunday from a reactor building they were working in after high doses of radiation were detected at a crippled nuclear power plant, the plant's operator said.
Tokyo Electric Power Co said radiation 10 million times the usual level was detected in water that had accumulated at the No. 2 reactor's turbine housing unit.
A Tokyo Electric official said workers left the No. 2 reactor's turbine housing unit to prevent exposure to radiation.
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