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Over 240 People Missing After New Year’s Earthquake

Following a powerful earthquake that slammed Japan’s west coast on New Year’s Day, over 240 people have been reported missing.

The government has increased the number of soldiers stationed in the disaster region to 4,600 in order to support the emergency services, according to reports in the local media.

The timer for the hunt for survivors was running out four days after the earthquakes.

Numerous reports stated that people were still under collapsed houses.

Rescue workers’ operations are still hampered by the tremors, landslides, destroyed roads, and mountains of debris.

At least 700 people in the hardest-hit prefecture, Ishikawa Prefecture, remain shut off from the outside world.

According to the report, some 30,000 homes had lost their electricity, and 80,000 homes had lost their

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