Japan Nuclear Crisis Photos

Posted on March 17, 2011

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A collection of the latest photos coming out of Japan.

A sixty-six-year-old man Yoshikatsu Hiratsuka cries in front of his collapsed house with his mother still missing, possibly buried in the rubble, at Onagawa town in Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2011. (OMIURI SHIMBUN-AFP-Getty Images)

Smoke billows from one of the housings covering nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex on March 15. (Tokyo Electric Power Co/AP)

Rescue workers cover a body found in the rubble of Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture. (Paula Bronstein /Getty)

Officials put on protective clothing at a temporary scanning centre for residents living in Koriyama, near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. (Gregory Bull/AP)

Members of the Japan Self-Defense Force walk through the snow-covered ruins of Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture. (Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

Medical staff use a Geiger counter to screen a woman for possible radiation exposure in Hitachi City, Ibaraki prefecture. She tested negative. (Asahi Shimbun/Reuters)

Rescue workers walk through a factory area devastated by the earthquake and tsunami in Sendai, northern Japan. (Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force personnel use a crane to conduct a search operation in Natori, Miyagi prefecture. (Mark Baker/AP)

Firefighters search for survivors amid snow in Minamisanriku, northern Japan. (Hiroaki Ono/Yomiuri Shimbun/AP)

An evacuee has dinner outside a Buddhist temple in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture. (Jo Yong-Hak/Reuters)

An elderly woman braves snow to fetch bottles of water in Rikuzentakata, Iwate prefecture. (Kyodo News/AP)

A woman holds her dog as they are scanned for radiation exposure in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture. (Gregory Bull/AP)

A satellite photo shows damage at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant complex, the site of radiation leaks that are worrying many. (DigitalGlobe/AP)

A boy waits in a line in front of a gas station in Kamaishi, northern Japan. (Naoko Kawamura/Asahi Shimbun/AP)

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