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Two Fukushima liquidators gone missing, about 10 hurt
17.03.2011 11:40
Two Fukushima liquidators gone missing, about 10 hurt

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reported about the first people hurt during emergency fire-fighting at tsunami-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
      According to IAEA data, two operators of Fukushima-1, employees of Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) got slight injuries. Two other people participating in the remedial actions after the explosions on power units have gone missing.
      One contracting-company employee has broken his leg and hospitalized with another worker whose trauma hasn't been anounced.
      Moreover, according to IAEA press relations service, two more people "have suffered sudden illness". 4 people got slight injuries during explosion at the power unit 1 on March, 11 and 11 people suffered from another explosion taken place at the power unit 4 on March, 14.
      17 people were irradiated because of active materials fallen on their faces. One man has got an acute doze and was taken from the zone. Two policemen were irradiated as well. All they and some of fire fighters worked on power unit 4 are under medical supervision.
      These people can be with a full right called liquidators, as participants in emergency clean-up after the Chernobyl nuclear accident.

      Radiation and human body

Author: Yulia Buzykina


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