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Tokyo Electric Power Co. for the first time has inserted remote-controlled cameras into the containment vessel of reactor 3 at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant to gauge the extent of the damage from the core meltdown.

After the probe, Tepco said water inside the containment vessel was about 6.5 meter deep, about the same as it had estimated. The level of radiation was quite high at 1 sievert, while the water temperature was 33 to 35 degrees.

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