Sunday, June 12, 2011

Japan marks three months of the tsunami

Japan commemorated the three months of the disaster of March 11 with anti-nuclear demonstrations and a minute's silence in memory of the nearly 23 thousand 500 people, the balance of the earthquake and tsunami in the Northeast. Survivors of the towns and villages devastated the coast of the Tohoku (Northeast) observed a minute of silence at the exact time that the quake was magnitude 9 on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean after the tsunami triggered giant.

More than 90 000 survivors are still living huddled in shelters. The tsunami also seriously damaged the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, whose reactors still spreading radioactive particles. Several thousand demonstrators marched in Tokyo and other cities of the archipelago to demand the closure of nuclear plants.

Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, 64, accused of mismanaging the disaster and whose days in office are numbered, he traveled to the port of Kamaishi to discuss reconstruction.

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