Fire trucks to douse crippled Japan reactor No. 3

TOKYO Fri Mar 18, 2011 7:51am IST

This GeoEye's IKONOS satellite image was taken over the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan at 10:19 am (Tokyo time) on March 17, 2011 and released to Reuters on March 17. REUTERS/GeoEye Satellite

This GeoEye's IKONOS satellite image was taken over the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan at 10:19 am (Tokyo time) on March 17, 2011 and released to Reuters on March 17.

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's military and fire department will mobilise fire trucks to start dousing reactor No. 3 at the troubled Fukushima nuclear-power plant on Friday afternoon, Defence Minister Toshimi Kitazawa said.

(Writing by Jason Szep)

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