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New radioactive water leak feared at Japan's Fukushima

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Another suspected leak of radioactive water was discovered at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station on Tuesday, its operator said, the latest in a series of problems at the plant. 

This picture taken on May 26, 2012 shows the No. 3 reactor at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant in northern Japan. Another suspected leak of radioactive water was discovered at Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station on Tuesday, its operator said, the latest in a series of problems at the plant.

Contaminated water may have leaked into the ground from an underground reservoir at the tsunami-damaged facility, following similar leaks at two others during the weekend, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said.

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