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In photos: Tsunami drowns Japan's nuke plant

2011-05-19 06:20:57 GMT2011-05-19 14:20:57(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Cars are washed away by a tsunami at Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, in this handout photo taken from near its No. 5 reactor on March 11 and released by TEPCO on May 19, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Tsunami waves approach the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant near its No. 5 reactor in Fukushima Prefecture, in this handout photo taken March 11 and released by TEPCO May 19, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Tsunami waves approach the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, in this handout photo taken from near its No. 5 reactor on March 11 and released by TEPCO on May 19, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Tsunami waves approach the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, in this handout photo taken from near its No. 5 reactor on March 11 and released by TEPCO on May 19, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Tsunami waves approach the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, in this handout photo taken from near its No. 5 reactor on March 11 and released by TEPCO on May 19, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Water rushes into Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake, in Fukushima, in this handout photo taken March 11, 2011, from the fourth floor of the radioactive waste disposal building and released by TEPCO on May 19, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Water rushes into Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake, in Fukushima, in this handout photo taken March 11, 2011, from the fourth floor of the radioactive waste disposal building, and released by TEPCO on May 19, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) on May 19, 2011, released handout photos showing water rushed into Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after a tsunami triggered by an earthquake, in Fukushima, on March 11, 2011.

(Agencies)

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