Fukushima five years on: Searching for loved ones
Updated: 2016-03-11 10:46
As they dug through heaps of dirt mixed with driftwood, blocks of concrete, utility poles, crooked iron pipes and clothes of all sizes and colours, a dosimetre emitted high-pitched beeps. At one point, it showed six microsieverts per hour, 100 times as high as radiation levels in downtown Tokyo.
That does not shake Kimura's resolve.
"I'll keep on searching until I find her," Kimura said, adding that even then he might keep looking for other missing victims.