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Japan disaster: Fukushima residents return to visit their homes [For a visit]
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Japan disaster: Fukushima residents return to visit their homes Six months after radiation leaks from the nuclear plant led to their evacuation, residents of nearby towns briefly return

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Takashige Kowata thought he was prepared for the worst when he opened the door to his house for the first time in six months. But the trauma of seeing his family home abandoned amid the panic of a nuclear meltdown was compounded when he noticed a broken bathroom window.
"It looks like we have been burgled," the 63-year-old says, still too shaken to establish what is missing. "I can't believe that someone is capable of stealing from the victims of a disaster."
The intruders would have committed their crime with ease: Kowata's spacious house and garden lie about a


Added: Sep-9-2011 Occurred On: Sep-9-2011
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Tags: Japan, disaster, Fukushima, residents, return, visit, homes,
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