Fukushima operator: pouring water into No.5, 6 reactors

TOKYO, March 16 Wed Mar 16, 2011 5:49am EDT

TOKYO, March 16 (Reuters) - Water is being poured into reactors No.5 and No.6 at Fukushima's Daiichi nuclear power plant, the operating company said at a news conference on Wednesday.

Last week's powerful earthquake and the ensuing tsunami crippled the Fukushima Daiichi plant, with its operators struggling to contain fires at the plants. (Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori, writing by Shinichi Saoshiro; Editing by Edmund Klamann)

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