Toshiba says not aware Westinghouse unit considering Chapter 11 filing

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Toshiba Corp <6502.T> said on Friday it was not aware that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse was considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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The Nikkei business daily reported earlier that a Chapter 11 filing was one of the options that Toshiba was considering.

(Reporting by Makiko Yamazaki; Editing by Clara Ferreira Marques)