Explosion at Third Reactor at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

Posted on March 14, 2011

There has been a hydrogen explosion at the 3rd reactor at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi plant. Six workers at the plant were injured according to MSNBC. The outer walls of the structure were damaged, but the inner containment vessel housing the reactor is unharmed according to government officials.

It is unclear how much radiation was released during the new explosion. There are also reports now of cooling problems at the second reactor at the troubled nuclear plant.

Here is a video of the explosion at the third reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Take a look: