S. Korea scrambles to put out wildfire near nuclear power plant

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South Korean President Moon Jae In instructed officials on Friday to swiftly put out a wildfire that broke out near a nuclear power plant on the country's eastern coast. The wildfire, which occurred in the Uljin area of North Gyeongsang Province in the morning, came close to the Hanul nuclear power station at one point, but the plant has sustained no damage so far, according to the Korea Forest Service. "Place the top priority on preventing casualties and put every possible effort into swiftly putting out the fire," Moon told officials after being briefed on the wildfire, according to presiden...

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