Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy six years on

Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy six years onJapan paused Saturday to mark six years since a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster devastated a wide swathe of its northeastern coast as more than 100,000 people remain unable or unwilling to return home. The massive flow of water overwhelmed cooling systems at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, causing meltdowns in three reactors in the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986. More than 123,000 remain displaced, the majority from Fukushima prefecture due to high radiation.



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