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Aerial photos before and after 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Japan

Aerial Photos Before And After 2011 Earthquake And Tsunami, Japan

The National Police Agency has officially confirmed 1,647 people dead, 1,990 injured, and 1,720 missing across sixteen prefectures. These numbers are expected to significantly increase, with casualties expected to reach tens of thousands.
Prefectural officials and the Kyodo News Agency, quoting local officials, said that 9,500 people from Minamisanriku in Miyagi Prefecture—about a half of the town′s population—were unaccounted for. NHK has reported that the death toll in Iwate Prefecture alone may reach 10,000.
Officials in Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai, which was heavily damaged by tsunami waves, stated that they had found the bodies of 200–300 victims.
It was reported that four passenger trains containing an unknown number of passengers disappeared in a coastal area during the tsunami. Two of the trains were on the Senseki Line. One of the Senseki Line trains was found derailed in the morning, and all passengers were rescued by a prefectural police helicopter. Der Spiegel later reported that five missing trains in the Miyagi prefecture had been found with all passengers safe, although this information could not be confirmed from primary sources.

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