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  • Reporters surround National Police Agency Chief Takaharu Ando (center) for news on the search effort in Futaba, a town now almost deserted near the radiation-spewing Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan. Soldiers joined the effort Monday to find the remains of some of the 11,900 people still missing since the tsunami hit March 11. (Kyodo News via Associated Press)

    Japan launches massive search for tsunami victims

    Soldiers prodded marshy ground with slender poles and cleared mounds of rubble by hand Monday as 25,000 troops mounted Japan's largest search yet for the bodies of nearly 12,000 people missing in last month's earthquake and tsunami.

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