AFP: “Risk of a radioactive leak” after explosion at French MOX plant — No radiation has made it outside “for the time being” says spokesman — Security perimeter set up

Published: September 12th, 2011 at 9:35 am ET
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Leak risk after France nuclear site blast, AFP, September 12, 2011:

There is a risk of a radioactive leak after an explosion in an oven Monday at the Marcoule nuclear site near the city of Nimes in the south of France, emergency services said. [...]

“For the time being nothing has made it outside,” the spokesman said, asking not to be named.

A security perimeter has been set up around the installation, firefighters said [...]

Published: September 12th, 2011 at 9:35 am ET
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