China conducts nuclear emergency exercise

November 11th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) China has conducted an extensive exercise to evaluate emergency response to a nuclear radiation leak, Xinhua reported.
The National Nuclear Emergency Coordination Committee organised the exercise, codenamed “Sacred Shield-2009″, in Beijing, Nanjing and Lianyungang. The exercise aimed at “enhancing the preparation and coordination” in case of a nuclear emergency, China Daily reported Tuesday.

The exercise simulated a radiation leak from a nuclear facility in the Lianyungang-based Tianwan Nuclear Power Station.

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