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China detects radiation

world Updated: Mar 26, 2011 23:55 IST
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China said on Saturday that low levels of radioactive iodine-131 released from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan were detected in atmosphere of northern Heilongjiang province.

China’s National Nuclear Emergency Coordination Committee said in a statement to Xinhua, that the level was within safe limits and below one hundred thousandth of the average level.