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madman101 wrote in crisis_911
Eleven nations have given aid to Japan. U.S.S. Ronald Reagan moves back due to radiation contamination. Rolling blackouts continue. Government distributes hundreds of thousands of doses of potassium iodide. Nikkei Stock Exchange plummets.

Japanese agency: Explosion heard at nuclear plant wzzm13.com / Mar 15, 2011 << UPDATE AT 7:10 P.M. -- TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's nuclear safety agency says an explosion has been heard at Unit 2 of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. >>

New blast reported at damaged Japan nuclear plant MarketWatch / Mar 14, 2011 << Several reports cited government officials as confirming the blast at 6:10 a.m. local time (5:10 p.m. U.S. Eastern time). >>

New Explosion At Japanese Reactor Plant Sky News / Mar 14, 2011 << Two previous explosions ripped through unit 1 and 3 reactor buildings, but these had not damaged the nuclear vessels, authorities have said. There was no immediate word on any damage from this third blast, which is now believed to have occurred in the remaining reactor, unit 2. >>

Noriyuki SHIKATA / 23.44 << If you are in Fukushima, please do not try to physically approach Unit 2 of Fukushima Daiichi for media coverage or other purposes. >>