20,000 fireworks set off in the earthquake- and tsunami- damaged areas in Tohoku

By TERRY - Last updated: 金曜日, 8月 12, 2011 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

   Totally 20,000 fireworks were shot off  all together at  the 10 venues of  the special fireworks displays of  commemorating the fifth month anniversary and consoling the souls of  the casualties from the earthquake and tsunami disasters on this March 11th in three prefectures of  Miyagi, Fukushima, and Iwate in Tohoku, all of which have still been suffering from the aftermath.   

fireworks in Kesennuma city in Iwate


According to the police report, the number of  the dead is 15,690 and 4,735 people are still missing as of  this Aug. 11th.

A lot of bereaved families and others watched the display, at each of which about 1000~2400 fireworks were set off. Many people viewed the displays wishing fast and successful reconstruction of

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