Norwich woman hoping to escape nuclear worries in Japan

A Norwich woman caught up in the chaos in Japan is hoping to fly home in the next few days.

Emma Self, from Sprowston, has been told by the University of Central Lancashire - that organised her year studying in the crisis-hit east Asian country - that it is calling all its students home.

The 23-year-old had a lucky escape from the earthquakes and tsunamis that left the world shocked last Friday, leaving Tokyo for Hiroshima on a train just hours before the devastation, as reported in Saturday's Evening News.

With Japan now panicked by problems at damaged Nuclear power stations, with worries of radiation being spread by the wind, her father Richard said she has had enough and wants to get home.

He said: 'She has her laptop with her and we spoke on Skype yesterday and she was in tears saying she wants to come home.


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'She's run out of money so we're going to have to wire her some more but she will be coming home soon.

'We have been besides ourselves worrying, I don't think her mother will have been so happy since her wedding day once she gets home.'

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