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    In this Feb. 5, 2013 photo, Shin-Kori No. 2 nuclear power plant, left in foreground, stands next to Shin-Kori No. 1 plant, right foreground, in Ulsan, South Korea

    Operator Shuts Down Reactor at S. Korean Kori NPP Over Coolant Problem

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    Kori nuclear power plant (NPP) operator shut down on Tuesday one of the reactors over coolant problem, local media reported citing the operation.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Kori NPP has been commissioned in 1978.

    "The level of coolant had risen abnormally," the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. said as quoted by Yonhap news agency adding that no radiation leaks have been reported.

    The operator added that both the plant, located some 400 kilometers (248.5) southeast of Seoul, and the reactor were safe.


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