Radiation at 500 microsieverts/hr at Japan

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Posted: Mar 23, 2011 10:36 AM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Radiation at the crippled Fukushima No.2 nuclear reactor was recorded at 500 microsieverts per hour on March 18, Japan's nuclear safety agency said on Wednesday.

Engineers have been trying to fix the plant's cooling system after restoring lighting on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka)