“They are leaving us to die,” says the mayor of Minamasoma inside the exclusion zone.
Referring to the smoke billowing from the No. 3 reactor, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said at a news conference around 11 a.m. Wednesday: “We have received a report that steam is being emitted from the containment vessel of the No. 3 reactor. The temporarily high radiation levels may have been due to the steam (that contains radiation).”
Japan’s nuclear facility explained