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Fukushima's ghost towns three years on - in 60 seconds

It has been three years since the catastrophic nuclear meltdown at Japan's Fukushima reactor, caused by a massive earthquake and tsunami.

But in the "dead zone" around the plant, time stands still.

The BBC revisits the area and assesses the impact of the Fukushima disaster, in 60 seconds.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 11 Mar 2014
  • From the section Asia
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