Former chief of stricken Japan nuclear plant dies

Associated Press
Former chief of stricken Japan nuclear plant dies

In this Nov. 12, 2011 photo, former chief of Japan's crippled nuclear power plant, Masao Yoshida, speaks at the Tokyo Electric Power Co Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Yoshida, who led efforts to stabilize the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, after it was hit by the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami, died Tuesday morning, July 9, 2013, at a Tokyo hospital, said TEPCO spokesman Yoshimi Hitosugi. He was 58. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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