Cable reaches Japan's quake-hit nuclear plant
Engineers at Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have managed to lay a cable to reactor 2, the UN's nuclear watchdog reports.
Restoring power should enable engineers to restart the pumps which send coolant over the reactor.
Workers at Fukushima have been battling to prevent fuel in the reactors from overheating since last Friday's magnitude 9.0 quake and subsequent tsunami.
The BBC's Dominic Kane reports.
18 Mar 2011
- From the section Asia-Pacific