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Japan earthquake: Ofunato devastated by tsunami

The tsunami, which hit Japan on Friday, has destroyed many towns including Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture, in the north-east of the country.

Pictures show a car perched on top of a house and buildings washed away or collapsed after the wall of water struck.

Troops are now on hand to assist in the search and rescue operations.

  • 12 Mar 2011
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