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Chuetsu district, Ojiya City, Niigata Prefecture -
FDMA (Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan)
Several powerful earthquakes shook northwestern Japan over a span of two hours Saturday, toppling and setting alight homes, causing blackouts, cutting water and gas services and derailing a bullet train.At least 25 people had died, more than 1200 injured, 97000 evacuated and more than 3100 houses collapsed.
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