Fukushima worker dies after falling into water storage tank

January 20, 2015 2:49 AM

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TOKYO (Reuters) - A worker at Japan's destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant died on Tuesday after falling inside a water storage tank, the latest in a spate of industrial accidents at the site of the March 2011 nuclear disaster, the world's worst since Chernobyl.

The death is the second in Fukushima in less than a year. Last week, labor inspectors warned the operator of the plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co., about the rise in accidents and ordered it take measures to deal with the problem.

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