Gov't to probe radioactive apartment block
National Jan. 17, 2012 - 06:43AM JST ( 24 )
Radiation fears have become part of daily life in Japan AFP
The government on Monday said it would investigate how an apartment had been built with radioactive concrete in the latest scare from the country’s ongoing nuclear crisis.
Radiation cesium levels of up to 1.24 microsieverts per hour were recorded in the building in Nihonmatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, 55 kilometers from the crippled power plant, local authorities said Sunday.
Local media reported that 12 families were living in the block.
how many more buildings were built around the same time?
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