Reactor on the oldest nuclear power plant in South Korea temporarily stopped because of a malfunction in the power supply unit.
As a result of the incident on Tuesday, 12 April, launched into operation in 1978, NPP Kori, radiation leakage happened, Reuters reported, citing the company-operator station KEPCO.
"Problem occurred in the system, which provides electricity to the station. It would be wrong to say that the problem in the (first) reactor" — quoted as saying an unnamed representative KEPCO.
According to him, the reactor will be started again until the weekend, because all this time would go work on solving the problem.
After the accident at the Japanese nuclear power plant Fukushima-1, which occurred in March, after the devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami, the government is all over the world have been paying special attention to the safety of nuclear power.
Recall that in mid-March, the Chinese government banned the approval of new nuclear projects, which could last until 2012.