Doug Lerner reports from Tokyo and St. Louis, and points beyond…

CNN — Workers at Japan’s damaged nuclear power plant have suspended operations and evacuated, chief Cabinet secretary says.

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Comments on: "CNN says nuclear power plant evacuated" (1)

  1. Doug Lerner said:

    They’re back in:TOKYO (Reuters) – Workers were ordered to withdraw briefly from a stricken Japanese nuclear power plant on Wednesday after radiation levels surged, Kyodo news reported, a development that suggested the crisis was spiraling out of control.Just hours earlier another fire broke out at the earthquake-crippled plant, which has sent low levels of radiation wafting into Tokyo in the past 24 hours, triggering both fear in the capital and international alarm.The workers were allowed back into the plant after almost an hour when the radiation levels had fallen.

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