Japan nuclear workers prepare to spray water at reactor No.3

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Posted: Mar 21, 2011 11:20 AM

TOKYO (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's quake-stricken nuclear power plant was preparing on Thursday to spray water into the complex's No.3 reactor, Tokyo Electric Power said.

The company is worried about the reactor unit's spent-fuel cooling pool, which has been overheating, threatening to send more radioactive steam into the atmosphere.

(Reporting by Chisa Fujioka)