The Latest: Death toll in Japan twin quakes rises to 39

April 16, 2016 12:56 PM

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Japanese media say the death toll from the two earthquakes in southern Japan has risen to 39.

Kyodo News agency, citing officials in Kumamoto prefecture, says 30 people died in the magnitude-7.3 quake that struck early Saturday morning. The other victims died in the magnitude-6.5 quake on Thursday night.

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