Photos: Eerie ghost towns left in wake of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster

Tue, Jan 17, 2012

Vancouver Real Estate

Nuclear fuel leaks from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was heavily damaged by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, created the world's worst atomic disaster in 25 years. Up to 80,000 residents were evacuated from a 20 km (12 miles) radius of the Daiichi plant. The Japanese government says that some areas will likely remain too dangerous to live in for at least five years.

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