14 March 2011 03:33 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--A new explosion rocked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex on Monday, after suffering significant damage from the massive earthquake that struck northern ?xml:namespace>
The explosion occured at the No 3 reactor at the complex, which was located 240km north of
Officials could not immediately confirm whether the blast had caused a radioactive leak, based on the media reports.
The complex had its first explosion on Saturday after the cooling system of the No 1 reactor failed.
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