From the Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Japanese and US nuclear experts warn that another earthquake hitting Fukushima could spark a disaster worse than Chernobyl.
LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: One more major earthquake in Japan and the nation could face a nuclear disaster 10 times the scale of Chernobyl. That’s what experts are telling 7.30. When Japan was hit last year by a massive earthquake and tsunami, the world feared nuclear catastrophe. The nation’s Fukushima nuclear reactors were inside the disaster zone. We’ve not heard much about them for a while, but the danger certainly hasn’t passed. Experts say the situation inside Fukushima reactor number four is precarious, as North Asia correspondent Mark Willacy reports from Fukushima.
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