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IAEA activates emergency center after French accident

Other News Materials 12 September 2011 18:26
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) activated its emergency center immediately after news broke of an explosion at a French nuclear site, the IAEA's chief Yukiya Amano said Monday
IAEA activates emergency center after French accident

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) activated its emergency center immediately after news broke of an explosion at a French nuclear site, the IAEA's chief Yukiya Amano said Monday, DPA reported.

Amano told reporters in Vienna that the IAEA has requested to receive information from France's nuclear safety authority, adding: "This is a very early phase."

One person was killed in the explosion at a nuclear waste incinerator Monday at the Marcoule nuclear complex in southern France.

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