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Fukushima hero dies of cancer

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Fukushima hero dies of cancer


A hero of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear crisis has died of cancer aged 58. Masao Yoshida stayed at his post as manager of the plant when three of its reactors went into meltdown following the 2011 earthquake. He is said to have saved countless lives. Tepco the plant’s operator denies his illness was connected to his duties.

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