Japan falls silent to mark decade since Fukushima disaster

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Japan falls silent to mark decade since Fukushima disaster” – below is their description.

    #Japan fell silent on Thursday to mark 10 years since the worst natural #disaster in the country’s living memory: a powerful earthquake, deadly tsunami and nuclear meltdown that traumatised a nation. #Fukushima

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