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Japan mourns tsunami victims

Japan is marking marks the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami which struck the north-eastern coast, killing thousands and triggering a serious nuclear accident.

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Japan's images of remembrance

Relatives of earthquake and tsunami victims offer chrysanthemums during the national memorial service for the victims in Tokyo Credit: Press Association
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda speaks in front of an image of disaster-hit areas Credit: Press Association
Moment of silence close to the 330 ton fishing vessel which was flung 800 meters inland from Kesennuma Credit: Press Association
A woman cries during a ceremony for victims at Jyodoji temple in Rikuzentakata Credit: Reuters
A woman kneels near a pile of debris while offering prayers in the devastated city of Rikuzentakata Credit: Press Association

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