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US Pumping Vehicles Standing By, Operation Tomodachi

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The United States military is providing high-power pumping vehicles, which are standing by. The helicopters are not being ruled out if the weather and other conditions are met. The U.S. is calling its rescue mission “Operation Tomodachi,” (Operation Friend). Water hose vehicles used for demonstrations and riots will also be used to pour water...
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Update Six: Meltdown Fears, Plant Explosion, Radiation Alert, Sendai Temblor Hits Tokyo

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03/12/2011
Fire in Tokyo

UPDATE SIX There was a large explosion at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant No. 1 at 3:30 p.m Saturday. According to Japan’s Nuclear Safety Division, cesium and iodine were detected in the area of the damaged cooling unit reactor No.1 in Oguma Cho, Fukushima Prefecture. Cesium and iodine are two by-products of nuclear fission. If...
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