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Japan earthquake: Video shows Fukushima nuclear plant explosion, relief efforts

March 12, 2011 | 10:21 am

The Associated Press posted some new video to its YouTube page on Saturday morning covering the effects of the Japan earthquake and tsunami that has killed more than 1,000 and left huge damage behind.

On Saturday, explosions at the Fukushima power plant were attributed to damage to the plant's cooling system that happened in during the 8.9 earthquake that struck Japan on Friday.

Below is AP video of the explosion, and relief efforts from the Japanese military and the U.S. armed forces.

From the Associated Press on YouTube:

Raw video: smoke pours from Japan nuclear plant

Raw video: fires and devastation in Sendai

Raw video: Japan launches military rescue

Raw video: Navy loads supplies for Japan relief

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-- Nathan Olivarez-Giles

twitter.com/nateog

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