An aerial showing the proposed frozen wall to contain the radiation leak at the Fukushima plant
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Fukushima: 1km long wall of ice to be built around reactors

Japan is to invest hundreds of millions of dollars into building a frozen wall around the Fukushima nuclear plant to stop leaks of radioactive water.

Government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said an estimated 47bn yen ($473m, £304m) would be allocated.

The plant was crippled by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Charles Scanlon reports.

  • 03 Sep 2013
  • From the section Asia
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