Near nuclear power plants “Fukushima-1” found the bomb

An unexploded bomb from the Second world war discovered near the Japanese nuclear power plant “Fukushima-1”. On Thursday, August 10, according to NHK.

Shell workers were clearing a platform in 300 meters from the damaged nuclear power plant. They called the cops. According to law enforcement officers, the length of the bomb is 85 cm, diameter — 15.

The guards photographed the object and sent it to the engineers. Specialists will determine whether the projectile danger and how it can be cleaned.

Representatives of the company-operator of NPP said that in the years of the Second world war on this place was the airfield of the Japanese air force, which repeatedly bombed.

March 11, 2011 was the strongest ever Japan earthquake. For tremors of a magnitude of 9.1, recorded off the East coast of Honshu island, followed by tsunami. Natural disaster caused the accident at the NPP “Fukushima-1” where has failed cooling system of reactors. This has led to breach of containment buildings and radioactive contamination of the terrain. The area around the station has left about 300 thousand inhabitants, as a result of the disaster and the subsequent accident killed 18 thousand people.