TOKYO, April 26 (Xinhua) -- The National Police Agency said on Tuesday that the March 11 earthquake and tsunami have left 14,435 people dead and 11,601 others unaccounted for in Japan by 04:00 p. m. local time.
In Miyagi Prefecture, 8,702 people were killed, while the figure for Iwate Prefecture was 4216.
About 130,000 survivors are staying in 2,300 shelters across the country.
A 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific coastal areas of northeastern and eastern Japan on March 11, triggering enormous tsunami.
Heavy casualties and extensive damage have been caused by the twin disasters.
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