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Reactor at nuclear power plant in S. Korea stops operations

All News 13:08 July 22, 2016

SEOUL, July 22 (Yonhap) -- A nuclear reactor at South Korea's power plant stopped operations Friday due to malfunctions in its safety-related system, plant operators said.

The reactor at the plant located in Wolseong, about 400 km southeast of Seoul, came to a halt at around 11:24 a.m. according to the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co.

No radiation leaks have been reported. The operator said that it is currently working on finding the exact cause of the shutdown.

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