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Japan quake kills 22 people Rescue efforts still underway

Japan quake kills 22 people Rescue efforts still underwayRescue efforts are underway in Japan after a powerful quake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale hit Kyushu region on Saturday killing at least 22 people and injuring over 1,000 others, Xinhua reported. Japanese media however, put the toll at 19. Saturday’s shocks comes on the heels of tremors felt on Thursday that left nine people killed in Kumamoto prefecture — epicentre of both the quakes. Around 20,000 troops were deployed in Kyushu region [...]

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