14 elderly die after evacuating Japanese hospital (AP) – 427th Edition

Katsuo Maiya, 73, cries in front of the rubble where his sister in row's house stood in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, Thursday, March 17, 2011. Maiya's sister in row and her husband were killed in Friday's earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)AP – First came the tsunami, which killed many elderly people unable to flee their homes. Then came the radiation, which forced a hospital to evacuate some 100 older patients. Fourteen did not survive.

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