5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan; over 200 injured

Three people, including a nine-year-old child, were killed and more than 200 others were injured when a severe earthquake struck on Monday morning in the western city of Osaka, Japan.

The photographs on television show that the houses are moving and the water pipes are exploding and the water is gushing out of them. There has not been any more destruction and the tsunami warnings have not been issued. Although a large number of passengers were trapped and electricity was lost.

Local police said that a nine-year-old girl died in Taktatsuki city. According to the media report, the wall of the school collapsed due to the earthquake and the child was buried in the rubble. The magnitude of the earthquake was 5.3. According to government officials, the deaths of two other people died due to the collapse of the wall and under the coffin. Fire Fighting and Disaster Management Agency said that more than 200 other people were also injured.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that “the government is working together with the main goal of saving people’s life by being united.” He said that he has given his staff the information to gather information about the loss and to save the people To make efforts … and to give timely and appropriate information to the public.


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