Friday, April 1, 2011

More than 11 000 400 16 000 273 dead and missing in March in Japan quake

.- The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami of March 11 in Japan rose today to the 11mil 417, while other 16 000 273 people still missing, according to the latest count of the Japanese police. About 200 000 people are still 900 thousand refugees in evacuation centers due to the disaster, which also destroyed some 18 000 homes and damaged about 130 thousand buildings.

According to official figures, in the province of Miyagi 959 dead were six thousand, three thousand 349 in Iwate and Fukushima 49 billion, while the missing number in the thousands in these three areas most devastated by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami. It is believed that the death toll will increase in Fukushima, where search operations were suspended within a radius of 20 kilometers from the Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, seriously damaged by the tsunami of last eighteen days.

In addition, the Japanese police is waiting for some municipal offices inform them about the earthquake damage in some coastal areas.

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