South Korean Hanbit Nuclear Reactor Comes to Halt

luvsmiling, June 3, 2015, 9:03 a.m.

A nuclear reactor along the west coast came to a sudden halt Wednesday, its operator said.The Hanbit No. 2 reactor at the nuclear power plant in Yeonggwang, South Jeolla Province, unexpectedly stopped around 11:26 a.m., a spokesman for the plant said.

No immediate damage was reported, and there was no radiation leak, he said, adding that the plant is in a stable condition. An investigation is under way to find the exact cause of the stoppage.

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