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New images show immediate aftermath of tsunami striking Fukushima nuclear plant

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Further waves approach the Fukushima nuclear power plant immediately after a tsunami struck, about 40 minutes following a magnitude 9 earthquake in Tomioka, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this still image taken from a March 11, 2011 video released by the Ministry of Transport Tohuku Regional Bureau via Reuters TV.

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Waves accompanying a tsunami approach the coastline and the Fukushima nuclear power plant in this still image taken from a March 11, 2011 video released by the Ministry of Transport Tohuku Regional Bureau via Reuters TV.

Reuters

An aerial view shows the immediate aftermath at the Fukushima nuclear power plant after it was hit by a tsunami, in this still image taken from a March 11, 2011 video released by the Ministry of Transport Tohuku Regional Bureau via Reuters TV.

Follow the latest developments at the Fukushima plant and see more images of the disaster in Japan in our slideshow.