These Chilling Photos Show The Ghost Town That Is Now Fukushima

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Chilling photos have emerged of the isolated zone around Fukushima, and it looks like something you would see in a post apocalyptic film.

The zone is of course abandoned, after a huge nuclear explosion in three power plants was triggered by an earthquake.

The quake measured nine on the Richter scale, and was devastating for the area, causing a Tsunami.

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160,000 people were forced to flee their homes after the explosion due to radiation concerns, with photographer Arkadiusz Podniesinski visiting the area and documenting the aftermath.

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He spoke to the Daily Mail, and claimed:

My goal was to present the actual state of the exclusion zone.

Futaba, Namie and Tomioka are ghost towns whose emptiness is terrifying and show a tragedy that affected hundreds of thousands of people.

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