Fukushima worker: “Danger has reached a point that nobody has ever experienced” — Strong possibility nuclear fuel melted through protective sheath

Published: September 28th, 2011 at 10:10 am ET
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SOURCE: Gendai isMedia

Confessions of a workers’ discovery of 10,000 mSv yet! After another refused work (Google Translation), Gendai isMedia, September 24, 2011:

Translation via Fukushima Diary

[...] “In the blocks 1, 2 and 3, there is a strong possibility that has emerged during the melting of nuclear fuel not only from the pressure vessel, but also from the protective sheath. At the moment nobody is able to determine, is melted in the extent and to what extent the core. I can not imagine how people can work there or at another location, where the danger has reached a point that nobody has ever experienced.“

Published: September 28th, 2011 at 10:10 am ET
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