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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Reactor Shut Down

VILNIUS, Lithuania ( -- A reactor at a nuclear power plant shut down when the safety system detected a problem, but there was no rise in the level of radioactivity, a news service reported Wednesday.

Victor Shevaldin, general director of the Ignalina plant, said the automatic safety system registered damage of an unspecified nature Tuesday night, which immediately shut down the reactor.