The Japanese agency of nuclear security reported an emergency in a second reactor located in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station exploded. The agency of nuclear security informed that the unit three of the plant has malfunctions with its cooling system. The agency received reports of the eventuality from the Tokyo Electric company.
The explosion added some difficulties to the problems that the authorities face after the earthquake and the tsunami devastated the north coast of Japan last Friday. The Kyodo news informed that the total death toll of casualties from the explosion and natural disasters has reached over 1,800 and more than 300,000 have been evacuated.