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TEPCO releases new footage of suspected melted fuel debris at Fukushima plant

This still image from a video provided by the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning shows what appears to be a bolt covered with deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel at the No. 3 reactor of the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. on July 24 released a new video of a containment vessel at the No. 3 reactor of the ravaged Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant.

    The video was filmed by an underwater robot, which was sent into the reactor to study the condition of melted fuel debris. The four-minute long footage showed a large amount of lava-like lumps believed to be debris of melted fuel stuck to machines and building frameworks.

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