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Unforgettable moments in wake of Japan's quake

2011-03-17 08:57:54 GMT2011-03-17 16:57:54(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A narrow street is lighted by vehicle headlights in the quake-hit Iwate prefecture of Japan on March 16, 2011. The National Police Agency said Thursday that last Friday's catastrophic quake and ensuing tsunami have left 5,178 people dead and 8,606 others unaccounted for by 10:00 local time (0100 GMT). (AFP Photo)

Time stops forever for a clock in Kesennuma of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, March 11. The National Police Agency said Thursday that last Friday's catastrophic quake and ensuing tsunami have left 5,178 people dead and 8,606 others unaccounted for by 10:00 local time (0100 GMT). (Kyodo Photo)

A woman cries as she holds the hand of her dead mother buried in mud after the earthquake and tsunami in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, March 11. (Reuters Photo)

A child who was evacuated from the vicinity of Tokyo Electric Power Co's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant is pictured in Kawamata, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, after the catastrophic 9.0 quake and ensuing massive tsunami on March 11. (Reuters Photo)

A photo on the rubbles of the hardest-hit Miyagi Prefecture, March 14.

Displaced people take refuge March 16 in a shelter in Japan's Iwate Prefecture, the hardest-hit area in the magnitude 9.0 earthquake March 11, 2011. (Xinhua Photo)

Unforgettable moments in wake of Japan's devastating quake.

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