Kim Kyun-Seop, CEO of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., South Korea's state-run operator of nuclear power plants during a press conference at the Knowledge Economy Ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on November 5, 2012. Photo: AFP Kim Kyun-Seop, CEO of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., South Korea's state-run operator of nuclear power plants during a press conference at the Knowledge Economy Ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on November 5, 2012. Photo: AFP
Kim Kyun-Seop, CEO of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., South Korea's state-run operator of nuclear power plants during a press conference at the Knowledge Economy Ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on November 5, 2012. Photo: AFP
South Korea

South Korea shuts two nuclear reactors

Minister warns of 'unprecedented' power shortages as plants may be closed until January

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Kim Kyun-Seop, CEO of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., South Korea's state-run operator of nuclear power plants during a press conference at the Knowledge Economy Ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on November 5, 2012. Photo: AFP Kim Kyun-Seop, CEO of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., South Korea's state-run operator of nuclear power plants during a press conference at the Knowledge Economy Ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on November 5, 2012. Photo: AFP
Kim Kyun-Seop, CEO of the Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., South Korea's state-run operator of nuclear power plants during a press conference at the Knowledge Economy Ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on November 5, 2012. Photo: AFP
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