Devastating tsunami hits Japan

Scores feared dead after tsunami triggered by 8.9 quake sweeps away cars and buildings.

Japan quake

A 8.9-magnitude earthquake has triggered a tsunami along Japan’s northeastern coastline, and scores are feared killed.

A 10-metre tsunami hit near Sendai city where a tide of black water sent shipping containers, cars and debris crashing through streets and across open farmland, sweeping away homes and destroying everything in its path.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports.

Source: Al Jazeera