This June 2011 photo taken by Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) ...
Aug 8th, 2011
(AFP/HO/File) - This June 2011 photo taken by Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) shows a damaged heavy oil tank, caused by the tsunami, being removed from TEPCO's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant at Okuma town in Fukushima prefecture. UN chief Ban Ki-moon will visit the Fukushima nuclear disaster zone Monday, becoming one of the most senior foreign leaders to go near the crippled atomic power plant.(AFP/HO/File) -
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