Fukushima, Japan - The operator of nuclear reactors affected by earthquake shocks says that the place where the reactor was not damaged despite the huge explosion at the Fukushima plant.

Cabinet Secretary of Japan Yukio Edano, explain the level of radiation near Fukushima reactor operated by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has been reduced after the explosion although there are fears the possibility of nuclear leakage after the earthquake and tsunami on Friday.

Edano said: "We decided to flush the reactor storage area with sea water to reduce risk as quickly as possible."

The blast spread debris and clouds of smoke from a nuclear power plant on Saturday, which triggered fears of a radioactive leak a day after a powerful earthquake rocked the cooling system.

Previously said nuclear emergency, the government ordered thousands of people who lived within a radius of 20 kilometers from the Fukushima reactor should go.


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