Three Mile Island anniversary marked in Pennsylvania





Dozens have gathered at Three Mile Island to mark the 32nd anniversary of America's worst nuclear accident.

On 28 March, 1979, a combination of mechanical failure and human error led to a partial meltdown at the nuclear power plant in central Pennsylvania.

The accident caused no injuries or deaths but provoked widespread fear and mistrust among the US public.

The anniversary comes as Japan grapples with radiation leaks from its quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.

People gathered at the plant near Middletown in the US state of Pennsylvania early on Monday morning, offering prayers for those in Japan affected by the disaster at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, local television reported.

Among the roughly 30 people there were anti-nuclear power demonstrators....




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