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'Fission' scare hits Japan's crippled nuclear plant

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'Fission' scare hits Japan's crippled nuclear plant

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A radioactive gas has been found at Japan’s tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant, raising fresh fears over its safety.

Xenon gas, which could be the result of nuclear fission, has been detected in the No 2 reactor. But analysts say there is unlikely to be any heightened risk of radiation.