Tepco officials left Tokyo headquarters soon after Reactor 1 exploded — Image not available to public — Claimed “their engineers remained to deal with the situation”

Published: August 6th, 2012 at 8:10 pm ET
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Title: TEPCO executives leave HQ amid crisis
Source: NHK WORLD English
Date: Aug. 6, 2012

Video footage released by Tokyo Electric Power Company shows the utility’s executives leaving the Tokyo headquarters as the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was unfolding.

[...] the image is not available to the public [...]

The full-length video shows then-TEPCO president Masataka Shimizu and most other executives on the company’s taskforce leaving the office late on March 12th [...] A hydrogen explosion occurred at the No.1 reactor that afternoon.

TEPCO officials say their engineers remained to deal with the situation.

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Published: August 6th, 2012 at 8:10 pm ET
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