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Radioactive water leak at Fukushima plant

One hundred tonnes of highly contaminated water has leaked out of a tank at the Daiichi nuclear plant.

Last updated: 20 Feb 2014 17:31
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About 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water has leaked from a tank at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant.

An official for the Tokyo Electrical Company said the radioactive water overflowed after a valve was left open by mistake and sent too much contaminated water into a separate holding area. 

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.

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