AP video on smoke from Japan nuclear reactor as meltdown fears grow

Fears are growing about crises at Japanese nuclear reactors.

This video shows an explosion at a nuclear power station earlier today, which tore down the walls of one building at a Japanese nuclear reactor, as smoke poured out. Japanese officials said they feared the reactor could melt down following the failure of its cooling system in the earthquake and tsunami.

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Deborah Byrd