Japan Earthquake: Daylight Shows Extent of Damage After 9 Killed

April 15, 2016 6:36 AM

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Japan Earthquake: Daylight Shows Extent of Damage After 9 Killed

TOKYO — The extent of the deadly 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck southwestern Japan became clear with the arrival of daylight Friday — showing collapsed homes and debris-strewn streets as the search for more victims continued.

Nine people died when homes collapsed — with most of the fatalities reported in the suburban town of Mashiki, located 9 miles to the east of the city of Kumamoto.

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