Nuclear scare after Japan quake

A strong earthquake in central Japan has damaged a large nuclear power plant causing a leak of radioactive material, officials at the plant have said.

Nuclear scare after Japan quake
Water containing radioactive substances leaked into the sea and a fire broke out in one of the Kashiwazaki plant's electrical transformers.

The reactors at the plant automatically shut down during the magnitude 6.8 earthquake.

At least seven people were killed and hundreds injured in the earthquake.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 16 Temmuz 2007, 17:33