Saturday, April 2, 2011

Only 32 bodies recovered in search in Japan mass

.- The massive search operation for the thousands of missing in the earthquake and tsunamis today launched three weeks ago for 28 thousand troops in Japan and the United States has recovered only 32 bodies in the first three days of the mission, reported Japanese media. According to Defense Ministry data collected by the agency Kyodo Japanese Self-Defense Forces with U.S.

Marines recovered 28 bodies and four other Japanese coast guard in the provinces of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima. Involved in deploying hundreds of boats and helicopters in more remote areas of the east coast, many of them still submerged, the most devastated by successive tsunami waves that caused, according to latest official figures, 11.734 dead and 16.375 missing in 12 provinces .

It is believed that much of the missing were washed away into the Pacific Ocean after several tidal waves tsunami razed on the Japanese east coast on 11 March. The massive search is not extended, however, the area of 30 miles of the nuclear Dainichi Fukushima, seriously affected by the earthquake and tsunamis last month, due to radiation leaks detected.

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