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Japan Prime Minister Naoto Kan Visits Tsunami-Wrecked City

TOKYO — Prime Minister Naoto Kan paid another visit to Japan’s tsunami-devastated coast Sunday, promising officials in a fishing-dependent city that his government will do whatever it can to help.Kan visited Ishinomaki, a coastal city …

TOKYO — Prime Minister Naoto Kan paid another visit to Japan’s tsunami-devastated coast Sunday, promising officials in a fishing-dependent city that his government will do whatever it can to help.

Kan visited Ishinomaki, a coastal city of 163,000 people in Miyagi, one of the prefectures (states) hardest hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that killed as many as 25,000 people, destroyed miles of coastline and left tens of thousands homeless.

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