Japan marks 3rd anniversary of tsunami disaster; prime minister vows to boost reconstruction

  • by: MARI YAMAGUCHI , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 11, 2014 - 10:20 AM

TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.

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