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Radiation serious enough to kill

Nuclear plant chief weeps after making disclosure

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Akio Korimi, the managing director of Tokyo Electric Power, the company behind the devastated nuclear reactor at Fukushima wept leaving a press conference at which he admitted the radiation spewing from overheated reactors and fuel rods was strong enough to kill citizens. At the same conference, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano also admitted officials should have admitted earlier how serious the radiation leaks are. Meanwhile, the deputy director general of the NISA, Hideohiko Nishiyama, also admitted that they do not know if the reactors are coming under control: “With the water-spraying operations, we are fighting a fire we cannot see. That fire is not spreading, but we cannot say yet that it is under control.”

Daily Mail

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