Kobe Marks 18th Anniversary Of Hanshin Great Earthquake

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Women pray in front of plates showing the names of the victims in the... News Photo1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake,Accidents and Disasters,Adult,Ceremony,Horizontal,Identity,Japan,Kobe - Japan,Praying,Showing,Victim,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesKOBE, JAPAN - JANUARY 17: Women pray in front of plates showing the names of the victims in the 1995 'Great Hanshin earthquake' during a memorial ceremony on January 17, 2013 in Kobe, Japan. Memorial services were held to mark the 18th anniversary of the 1995 massive earthquake, hundreds of people gathered early this morning to pay their respects and light bamboo lanterns in the park for more than 6,400 people who lost their lives in the 7.3 magnitude earthquake. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)