First Look Inside Fukushima Reactor 3 After the Catastrophe Is Rather Unsettling

The Tokyo Electric Power Company has released new images from the interior of Fukushima's reactor 3, as well as video of emergency personnel frantically working inside the plant.

The images, which appear to be taken using a cellphone, show the destruction inside the reactor building as workers try to restore the electric power. At this point, power lines have been connected to the reactors, but the company is having trouble reactivating the systems needed to control the situation. The International Atomic Energy Agency is saying that these news are very worrying and the situation at the nuclear plant is still very critical.

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