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Exodus from Japan nuclear plant

March 12, 2011

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Asia-Pacific 13 March 2011 Last updated at 02:07 GMT  An estimated 170,000 people have been evacuated from the area around a quake-damaged nuclear power station in north-east Japan that was hit by an explosion, the UN atomic watchdog says. A building housing a reactor was destroyed in Saturday’s blast but the reactor is said to […]