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Radiation spikes in Tokyo neighborhood, officials say via CNN

By the CNN Wire Staff
October 13, 2011 — Updated 1057 GMT (1857 HKT)

Tokyo (CNN) — An extraordinarily high level of radiation was detected in one spot in a central Tokyo residential district Thursday, prompting the local government to cordon off the small area, local officials said.

Radiation levels were higher in Tokyo’s Setagaya ward than in the evacuation area around the badly damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, according to ward Mayor Nobuto Hosaka.

“We are shocked to see such high radiation level was detected in our neighborhood. we can not leave it as is,” Hosaka told reporters.

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◇ Article in Japanese:

床下の瓶から高い放射線量 原発との関連薄いと世田谷区 via 47 News

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