4:45 am EST: CNN interview with Daniel Pinkston, International Crisis Group:
Pinkston: It looks like they lost the race against time.
Pinkston: This could be worst-case scenario
Pinkston: Radioactive material can now be released into atmosphere
Pinkston: Going to be very difficult to contain
Pinkston: Could be a disaster zone for days on end
CNN: Frightening Stuff
Pinkston: Very much so