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Japan Landslide: Search team rescue 19 people from remains of crushed buildings

Search and rescue crews pulled out survivors from ruined homes on Sunday, a day after a landslide struck the Japanese coastal city of Atami. Authorities said an elderly couple were among 19 people rescued so far. Two people have been confirmed killed but several others remain missing after a torrent of mud swept the city, […]

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Twenty missing in central Japan landslide. 300 homes affected, thousands given evacuation orders

At least twenty people are missing in central Japan after a huge landslide hit Atami city following heavy rainfall. Social media footage showed torrent of black mud plummeting down from a mountain top and on through the city towards the sea. Several houses were destroyed or buried. Two bodies have been found by the coast […]