Update: Japan Earthquake Results In The Worst Death Toll Since World War II, 10,000 Feared Dead!!!

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Elsewhere In The World, For Discussion, For Your Information

We’ve had some terrible tragedies here in the states over the past few years, but nothing compares to what’s going on in the east.

1,597 deaths have already been confirmed by the Japanese government, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.

That does not include the 200 to 300 bodies that washed up on the shores of Miyagi following the violent tsunami that came shortly after the 8.9-magnitude quake.

1,841 people are now being officially counted as “missing.”

Japanese officials in the Miyagi region, which was among the hardest hit by the tsunami, are saying that up to 10,000 people may have been killed.

Prime Minister Naoto Kan described the on-going events in Japan as the worst disaster since World War II. The Japanese are dealing not only with the human and infrastructural losses brought on by the quake but also by the damage inflicted by the tsunami and Japan is also doing everything in its power to off-set a possible nuclear disaster as the Fukushima nuclear power plant situation remains dire.

Millions of people remain without electricity and approximately 310,000 people have been evacuated to government-run shelters.

Onagwa, another nuclear site, is now under a state of emergency as radiation levels climbed beyond permissible levels.

10,000 is an obscene number of people to die at any one time, but considering this was a natural disaster it makes it all the more difficult to fathom that kind of destruction.



  • spoken

    When the last tsunami hit asia a few years ago 300,000 people died. This is just sad all around. Sending prayers to Japan

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      The radiation part is really sinister because, travelling in the air, a lot of people will be affected.

  • Amber

    were are all the idiots that thought globel warming was a hoax???? speak up i cant hear yall.

    • The Commenter Formerly Known as White Devil

      The tectonic plates of the earths crust have been moving since the crust cooled millions of years ago. They are hindered in their movement by the friction between the plates. When the pressure caused by the movement overcomes the friction, the plates slip against each other. This is an earthquake. Global warming is a phenomenon caused by the buildup of greenhouse gases. These gases trap heat in the atmosphere. Please explain how the two are connected, because I don’t know.

    • Reality

      What are you? a pon and puppet supporter of the Elitest and Illuminati agenda? lol next….

  • ebonyblonde

    Ohmg :'(

  • duh_cystal

    Global warming is a theory to which scientists believe the climate weather is getting warmer. It has nothing to do with natural disastors like this, maybe you should spend sometime reasearching global warming instead off sitting in front of a false hollywood propaganda ridden film like the day after tommorow. Also if Global warming was real why is it snowing in texas? Yeah that’s what I thought.

    • twilight

      duh_cystal…PLEASE READ A BOOK!
      Rebounding crust

      One particular feature that can change the balance of forces in Earth’s crust is ice, in the form of glaciers and ice sheets that cover much of the area around Earth’s poles plus mountains at all latitudes. The weight of ice depresses the crust on which it sits.

      As the ice melts, the crust below no longer has anything sitting on top of it, and so can rebound fairly rapidly (by geological standards). (This rebounding is actually occurring now as a result of global warming.)

      Areas of rebounding crust could change the stresses acting on earthquake faults and volcanoes in the crust.

    • me

      @Twilight It delights me to see when people on here actually know what they are talking about for once. Well Done my friend, well done.

    • Shameful

      I agree with ‘me’. That’s some good information, twilight. Where’d you get that from?

    • Sharock1

      Global warming produces OTHER unusual weather patterns, besides heat – hence,snow in Texas.

    • The Commenter Formerly Known as White Devil

      @ twilight

      Ice packs vary throughout the world with changing seasons. The continents started out all joined together as Pangea hundreds of millions of years ago. Imagine how many earthquakes occurred during the time it took for them to move into their present position. Over that period there have been numerous ice ages and warmer periods. Global warming may be occurring. It may be due to the actions of humans. But the fact that certain people try to tie every natural occurence to global warming leads others to believe something other than a search for truth is behind its proponents.

  • if anything be noble

    I think the headline means it’s the worst disaster for Japan since WWII.

  • Judy

    My prayers are with anyone affected by this disaster.

  • yvonne

    Jesus take the wheel!

  • Sharock1

    My prayers and support have always been with Haiti because they don’t have real support from the outside world and the internal political turbalence obstructs rebuilding.(Aristides will arrive there in a few days. He and Duvalier on the same turf is bound to be combustible.)HOWEVER, In three days, Japan has experienced an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear explosion and a volcanic eruption – and they were suppossedly prepared! Plus, prior to these catastrophes, their economy had been stagnant. When was the last time a single country experienced all this at once and what will be the outcome? The radiation part is really sinister because, travelling in the air, a lot of people will be affected.

    • Shameful

      Thank you, sharock1. That’s all I’m trying to say, myself.

      Speaking of radiation, put ‘uss ronald reagan’ in google, and guess what the top hits are? “After contamination, US military fleet repositions” from cnet, and “USS Ronald Reagan hit by month’s radiation in just one hour” from Daily Mail.

      The Japanese government has been trying to say it’s alright, it’s alright, for a little bit. When help arrives and has to reposition because of a radiation cloud at sea… it ain’t alright. Couple that with the bodies which washed up on shore this morning… it ain’t alright.

      This game folks are trying to play with ‘well Haiti was worse’.. it ain’t the time for that. People need to be praying for both, instead of sticking their nose up at Japan.

  • sexylove

    Prayers to Japan this is a terrible tragedy. We are at our end of days. God is coming soon. He is warning us but we are not heeding his warning!

  • JustAshley

    I also heard that the Shinmoedake volcano erupted in Japan right after the tsunami hit.
    I feel so bad for these people. They are getting it from all sides.

  • Jay

    This is the beginning of the end y’all. Our global economy was already in the sh*thole before this quake even happened. Now it’s just gonna get even worse. The effects won’t be immediate but we’ll all be feeling the pain in the near future.

    Alot of people need to understand just how interconnected we all are on Earth, even though we may be on different continents. That said, we people in America should be bracing for the worst. If you think sh*t is bad now, we ain’t seen nothing yet..

  • white male

    So sad

  • herudagod

    They are suspecting that the pole shift is going to take place tomorrow on the 15 and the gates,rockerfella and elite are building underground bunkers in India.

  • Shannon


    • The Commenter Formerly Known as White Devil

      I googled it and Japan originally promised $ 5 million to Haiti. They were criticized for sending too little and upped it to $ 70 million.

    • gb

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    • Godzilla

      They never said that sh*t Shannon and you know it, they may have been criticized for sending too little aid, but that other sh*t is a figment of your small pea size brain.

    • tiger

      Frankly Haiti has been a screwed up place for 200 years. The fact is so many did die because they failed to follow modern building codes and practices. Nations around the world sent aid & experts to Haiti. One of them was Japan…

  • Anthony


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