World Latest News Updates: Two people have died as a result of the earthquake that struck Japan.1 min read
Officials say a massive earthquake that struck north-east Japan killed at least two people and wounded 160 others, but caused only little damage. On Thursday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency lifted a tsunami warning. A bullet train was derailed, and two million houses lost electricity, but no one was wounded.
The magnitude 7.4 quake struck in the same location as the one that triggered the Fukushima nuclear crisis in 2011 – but this time it did not inflict any harm. The bullet train Tohoku shinkansen derailed, but no one was hurt. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan says the administration is examining the damage. “I remembered the Great East Japan earthquake right away,” a local official remarked, alluding to the tragedy in 2011.