Radiation leak forces evacuation at South Korean research reactor

 

Reuters carried this earlier today:
 
(South Korean news agency) Yonhap reported that a radioactive substance rose to the surface of a water tank when researchers were working to make a semiconductor wafer at a nuclear reactor, which set off an alarm.
Three staff were evacuated immediately due to the accident, the news agency said.
 
Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/20/us-korea-nuclear-leak-idUSTRE71J0RU20110220

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