Friday 21 September 2018

In Pictures: Devastation following 6.1 quake in Japan

Passengers get off a train which operation was suspended after an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Passengers get off a train which operation was suspended after an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Scattered objects lie in the room of a damaged house in Suita, Osaka, following an earthquake Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake has shaken the city of Osaka in western Japan. There are reports of scattered damage including broken glass and concrete. (Kyodo News via AP)
Passengers walk on railroad as train service was suspended following an earthquake in Ikeda, Osaka, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. (Takaki Yajima/Kyodo News via AP)
A crack is filled with water on a road after water pipes were broken following an earthquake in Takatsuki city, Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka on Monday morning. (Keiji Uesho/Kyodo News via AP)
Passengers descend from a train on the track after train service was suspended to check for damage following an earthquake in Takatsuki city, Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka on Monday morning. (Kyodo News via AP)
Water flows out from cracks in a road damaged by an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. kyodo/via REUTERS
Passengers get off a train which operation was suspended after an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Cans and other items litter the floor of a convenience store, following an earthquake in Hirakata, Osaka, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning.(Ikuo Tatsumi/Kyodo News via AP)
Damaged Myotoku-ji temple caused by an earthquake is seen in Ibaraki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS
A water-filled crack on a road after water pipes were broken due to an earthquake is seen in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS
The gate of Myotoku-ji temple collapses after an earthquake hit Ibaraki City, Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. (Yosuke Mizuno/Kyodo News via AP)
People cross the street at a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan, September 8, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo
A man works in front of cranes at an industrial area in Tokyo October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo
A police officer stands guard at the site where a girl was killed by fallen wall caused by an earthquake at an elementary school in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Employees try to remove bottles and cans of beverages which are scattered by an earthquake at a liquor shop in Hirakata, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Kyodo/via REUTERS
Water floods out from crack in the road, following an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning.(Yohei/Nishimura /Kyodo News via AP)

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