About 140,000 evacuated from Japan nuke plants

About 140,000 people have so far been evacuated from areas near two Japanese nuclear power plants after Friday's earthquake, the UN atomic watchdog said in a statement citing information from Japanese authorities. "Evacuations around both affected nuclear plants have begun," the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said.


In a 20-km radius around Fukushima Daiichi an estimated 110,000 people have been evacuated. In a 10-km radius around Fukushima Daini about 30,000 people have been evacuated. "Full evacuation measures have not been completed," it said. (Reuters)



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