European Commissioner for Energy, Gunther Oettinger qualified on Tuesday, the nuclear accident in Japan as an apocalypse, saying that local authorities practically lost control of the situation at the Fukushima plant, AFP informs. We are talking about the apocalypse and I believe that this word is well chosen, he said in front of a committee of the European Parliament in Brussels.

Everything is out of control, he added. After the violent quake and the tsunami on Friday, accidents continue to sprang at various reactors at Fukushima plant. On Tuesday a new explosion and a fire took place at the Fukushima plant.