Landslide in Japan, 6 missing
According to police and government officials, the incident took place in Yabakei at around 3.50 a.m. after a mountain slope collapsed, Xinhua news agency reported
Rescue and police personnel work as the scene of a landslide that hit residential homes in Nakatsu, Oita prefecture on April 11, 2018. At least six people were unaccounted for April 11 after a landslide hit their houses in southern Japan, local police said. Pic/AFP
Tokyo: Six persons remain unaccounted for after a landslide buried three houses in Oita on Wednesday in Japan, an official said.
According to police and government officials, the incident took place in Yabakei at around 3.50 a.m. after a mountain slope collapsed, Xinhua news agency reported.
The rescue officials said they have asked for heavy machinery to be deployed to shift soil to access the accident site.
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