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Smoke seen billowing from Japan’s Fukushima No. 3 nuclear reactor building – Kyodo

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Laaska News March 22,2011

 

The damaged Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant in Fukushima is seen in this satellite image, taken and released on March 18, 2011. (Xinhua/AFP File Photo)

TOKYO, March 21 (Xinhua) — Grayish smoke was seen billowing from the No. 3 reactor building of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station on Monday, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said.

After the smoke was spotted at the southeast of the building around 3:55 p.m., TEPCO said it had temporarily evacuated its workers from the site as it assessed the situation.

Xinhua.