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Japanís nuclear regulator warns of new leak

Fears of radioactive water seeping into Pacific Ocean, as regulator fails to contain leak at Fukushima plant.

Last Modified: 06 Aug 2013 10:55
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Japan's nuclear regulator has warned that it has been struggling to contain a new leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

An underground barrier has failed to retain radioactive water and much of it could seep into the Pacific Ocean.

Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane reports.

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