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Death toll from western Japan earthquakes surpass 100

Updated On Jan 06, 2024 12:09 PM IST
  • The death toll from the earthquakes that struck Japan's western coastline last week surpassed 100 people on Saturday.
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The death toll from Japan's New Year's Day earthquake topped 100 on Saturday, with over 200 people still missing, marking the country's deadliest quake in nearly eight years. The magnitude 7.6 earthquake that struck Japan's west coast caused widespread destruction, leaving 23,000 homes without power in the Hokuriku region. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 06, 2024 12:09 PM IST

The death toll from Japan's New Year's Day earthquake topped 100 on Saturday, with over 200 people still missing, marking the country's deadliest quake in nearly eight years. The magnitude 7.6 earthquake that struck Japan's west coast caused widespread destruction, leaving 23,000 homes without power in the Hokuriku region. (AFP)

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Rescuers sifted through rubble on January 6 as focus turned to recovering bodies rather than finding survivors five days after a huge earthquake struck central Japan, with 98 people now confirmed killed. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rescuers sifted through rubble on January 6 as focus turned to recovering bodies rather than finding survivors five days after a huge earthquake struck central Japan, with 98 people now confirmed killed. (AFP)

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As the search for survivors under collapsed buildings entered its sixth day, over 30,000 evacuees awaited aid, highlighting the ongoing urgency and scale of the disaster. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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As the search for survivors under collapsed buildings entered its sixth day, over 30,000 evacuees awaited aid, highlighting the ongoing urgency and scale of the disaster. (AP)

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Earlier on Saturday, the reported death toll had reached 98, with two additional deaths reported in Anamizu city during officials' daily meeting to discuss strategy and assess damages. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Earlier on Saturday, the reported death toll had reached 98, with two additional deaths reported in Anamizu city during officials' daily meeting to discuss strategy and assess damages. (AFP)

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White smoke rises as firefighters work amid the wreckage from a fire at a burnt market in Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024. A series of powerful quakes set off a large fire in the town of Wajima, as well as tsunamis and landslides in the region. (Kyodo News via AP)(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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White smoke rises as firefighters work amid the wreckage from a fire at a burnt market in Wajima, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024. A series of powerful quakes set off a large fire in the town of Wajima, as well as tsunamis and landslides in the region. (Kyodo News via AP)(AP)

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Road disruptions and other problems have hindered the delivery of relief supplies. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Road disruptions and other problems have hindered the delivery of relief supplies. (AFP)

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Within a couple of hours, the death toll rose by 10 in Wajima, bringing the latest count to 110 people. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Within a couple of hours, the death toll rose by 10 in Wajima, bringing the latest count to 110 people. (AP)

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Wajima city has reported the highest number of deaths at 69, followed by Suzu with 23. The earthquakes have left over 500 people injured, with at least 27 of them in serious condition. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Wajima city has reported the highest number of deaths at 69, followed by Suzu with 23. The earthquakes have left over 500 people injured, with at least 27 of them in serious condition. (AP)

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In the wake of the major earthquake in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday and expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of the deceased. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In the wake of the major earthquake in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday and expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of the deceased. (REUTERS)

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Members of Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) prepare aid supplies to be loaded into a helicopter to take them to isolated villages after the earthquake, in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan on Saturday.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Members of Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) prepare aid supplies to be loaded into a helicopter to take them to isolated villages after the earthquake, in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan on Saturday.(REUTERS)

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