Decade after Fukushima disaster survivor looks back | Tomioka just 10 km from wrecked nuclear plant

Mar 05, 2021, 09:40 PM(IST) Preshy Arora

The Japanese town of Tomioka – ravaged by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster – is a shell of its former self. In some parts, houses and shops lie abandoned, and bin bags filled with contaminated soil line the streets. For Yuta Hatakeyama, who was 14 when his family had to leave their home, the town evokes bittersweet memories.

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