Ottawa Citizen

7.0 earthquake kills at least two

JAPAN

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Two people were killed and eight injured in a strong earthquake in northern Japan today, a Japanese government spokesman said. The slide occurred in Iwaki City in Fukushima prefecture, north of Tokyo, after a shallow quake with a preliminar­y magnitude of 7.0 jolted the region at 8:44 a.m., damaging homes and shaking building 300 kilometres to the south in Tokyo.

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