Typhoon stops transport, knocks out power in Japan

July 8, 2014 3:04 PM

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TOKYO (AP) — A typhoon paralyzed transportation and knocked out power to thousands on the southern Japanese islands of Okinawa on Tuesday.

The Okinawan government said 17 people were injured, one seriously. Separately, a man was reported missing from a fishing boat in rough seas off Kyushu island, to the north.

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