Toxic water leak at Fukushima causes alarm bells

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Tokyo:  Fukushima  plant operator confirmed the  reports of  new leak at the crippled reactor. He said that  100 tons of highly radioactive water has leaked. Experts have fixed the leaked but the news has left everyone worried. Beta radiation is known to cause permanent damage to DNA. Spokesman for  Tokyo Electric Power, that operates the plant said, “there is no drainage way near the leak, which is in any case far from the ocean, it is unlikely that the water has made its way into the sea,” he said.
The water was highly radioactive, with a beta radiation reading “at 230 million becquerel per litre,” he said