Woman rescued five days after earthquake, while storms complicate relief

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By journalsofus.com


A woman in her 90s trapped for five days under the rubble of a major earthquake in Ishikawa Prefecture was rescued against all odds, but Snow and storms were expected to complicate relief efforts. Sunday.

As of Sunday afternoon, at least 128 people have died in The 7.5 magnitude tremor on New Year’s Day and during its aftershocks, a number of victims that will surely increase, as another 222 people have been reported missing to local authorities.

The shock and its aftershocks toppled buildings, started a large fire and triggered tsunami waves more than a meter high.

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