Tokyo Electric Power Co. has detected high levels of radiation measuring up to 11.1 sieverts per hour at its crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
The high levels of radiation, enough to cause death after about 40 minutes of exposure, were detected inside the containment vessel of the plant’s No. 1 reactor, TEPCO said Wednesday.
The readings, obtained Tuesday, reinforced the view that workers cannot enter the containment vessel.
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