This is the worst disasters in Japan since Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923
HOT NEWS - Thousands of people were killed in the past eight days because of Richter scale 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that attacked the three regions of Japan: Fukushima, Miyagi and Iwate.
Japanese Police have recorded the number of disaster victims as much as 18,000 more people, more larger than previous estimates of around 10,000 inhabitants.
With details, 7,197 of peoples confirmed dead, 10,905 of peoples missing. So, until around 09,00 local time, Saturday, March 19, 2011, the number of victims has reached 18,102 people.
Hope to be able to find survivors among the debris into smaller, due to current cold weather that hit northeastern Japan, making the disaster area covered of snow. The discovery of a young man who trapped 8 days in between the rubble at Kesennuma, just a miracle.
The number of casualties caused by the earthquake and tsunami disaster more greater than the earthquake 7.2 on the Richter scale which attack Kobe in 1995. At that time, 6,434 people were killed.
The number is believed will be more. For victims who were reported missing in the region affected by the tsunami along the coast has not been recorded.
As reported by Kyodo News on Wednesday (03/16) the Mayor of Prefecture Miyagi, Ishinomaki, mentioned the number of residents who lost about 10,000 people.
The earthquake and tsunami that attack Japan, Friday, March 11, 2011 is the worst disaster since 1923, that was the Great Kanto Earthquake, which killed 142 000 people