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Thursday's blog: Frantic battle to avert nuclear meltdown

Video by Oliver FARRY

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2011-03-17

Helicopters spray water on the Fukushima nuclear reactors and engineers race to restore power to cooling systems as the frantic battle to avert a nuclear catastrophe diverts attention from the humanitarian crisis in Japan.

Date created : 2011-03-17

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