Exclusion zone around stricken Japanese nuclear plant widened over fears reactor core may be cracked

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Radiation fears and panic levels were rising rapidly in equal measures again after officials admitted that the nuclear reactor core at Fukushima may be cracked, raising the prospect of more poison being released into the atmosphere.

The threat of widespread contamination is so great that the exclusion zone around the stricken plant has been widened to 19 miles.
It is feared the containment shield around the nuclear fuel rods might have been weakened, resulting


Read more: Japan nuclear meltdown: Fukushima plant exclusion zone widened over reactor fears | Mail Online
 


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