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South Korea’s Uljin No. 1 Nuclear Reactor Halted Yesterday

December 13, 2011

Dec. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. said one of its nuclear reactors unexpectedly shut down yesterday.

The Uljin No. 1 reactor, about 330 kilometers southeast of Seoul, stopped operation at 8:05 p.m. local time yesterday, the state-run utility said on its website. There wasn’t any radiation leakage and the company is investigating why it stopped working, it said.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Shinhye Kang at skang24@bloomberg.net


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