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2008-08-09 06:00:00

Lightning Shuts Down South Korea's Oldest Nuclear Reactor BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific BUSAN, Aug. 9 (Yonhap) - Lightning shut down a major South Korean nuclear power plant Saturday but there was no radiation leak from the facility, a regional unit of the reactor's operator said. The 587-megawatt Gori No 1 reactor near Busan, 453 kilometers southeast of Seoul, was forced to halt operations because its cooling-pump was hit by lightning at about 11:52 a.m., the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power...


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