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April 15, 2011, 8:36 a.m.
Rescue workers wearing protective suits search for victims inside the deserted evacuation zone of Minamisoma, Japan.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Search and rescue

Rescue workers wearing protective suits search for victims inside the deserted evacuation zone of Minamisoma, Japan.

Minamisoma is located between 20 and 30 kilometers (about 12-18.5 miles) from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and residents in the city have been directed to evacuate or stay inside their homes with windows shut.