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Japan holds memorial service to commemorate quake victims (6)

(Xinhua)

08:16, March 12, 2012

People watch a live broadcast of the ceremony held in Tokyo during a memorial service to mark the first anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Fukushima, Japan, on March 11, 2012. A total of 300 residents from Fukushima, Iwate and Miyagi attended the memorial service on Sunday. The earthquake and ensuing tsunami left more than 19,000 people dead or missing and triggered a nuclear accident the world had never seen since 1986. (Xinhua/Kenichiro Seki)
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