TEPCO reports leak of 1.1 tons of radioactive water from Fukushima
A huge leak in the new cleaning system at Fukushima-1 atomic power plant has led to the loss of 1.1 tons of radioactive water, Itar-Tass reported, citing the operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). There were reportedly no leaks outside the facilities that house the ALPS system. On Tuesday, TEPCO said that over 200 tons of radioactive water was erroneously pumped into a basement area at the Fukushima between April 10-13.
TOP STORY: At least 4 dead, 292 missing after S. Korea ferry full of students sinks.
South Korean officials said Wednesday that that 293 people were still missing several hours after a passenger ferry sank off that country’s southern coast, leaving at least two dead and seven injured.;
'ON THE BRINK': Ukraine moves to drive out pro-Russian forces in east. UKRAINE LAUNCHES military operation to quash a pro-Russian insurgency in eastern cities where several government buildings have been seized as Moscow declares Ukraine on the brink of civil war.
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