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Tue, September 18, 2018
Japan earthquake: Death toll rises to 30
Dhaka, 8 September, Abnews: The death toll from a powerful quake that triggered landslides in northern Japan rose to 30.
 
The majority of the dead are from the small rural town of Atsuma, where a cluster of dwellings were wrecked when a hillside collapsed from the force of the 6.6-magnitude quake.
 
Around nine people are still unaccounted for in the town and around 400 sustained minor injuries, according to the local government of the northern Hokkaido island.
Japan earthquake: Death toll rises to 30
On Thursday, Japan's northern island of Hokkaido was been hit by a powerful earthquake, triggering landslides that engulfed houses.
 
The magnitude 6.7 quake struck 62km (39 miles) south-east of the regional capital Sapporo in the early hours of the morning.
 
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