Tokyo Radiation Hotspot May Not Be From Fukushima, Kyodo Says

Radiation emitting from a so-called hotspot in Tokyo may not be from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, Kyodo News reported. High levels of radiation measured in Tokyo’s Setagaya ward are most likely coming from a deposit of radium, Kyodo reported, citing Japan’s education ministry.

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