Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Dozens injured in Tokyo earthquake

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TOKYO( D PA )8 OCTOBER 2021

A strong earthquake near Tokyo has injured at least 32 people, Japanese media reported.

The Japan Meteorolog­ical Agency on Friday put the Thursday evening quake at a magnitude of 5.9, after initially reporting it was 6.1.

The quake caused a temporary pause in operations of some high-speed trains and undergroun­d rail networks.

There were also reports of burst water pipes and homes in Tokyo and surroundin­g areas swaying due to the quake.

 ?? ?? Astrong earthquake struck Japan on Thursday evening (dpa).
Astrong earthquake struck Japan on Thursday evening (dpa).

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