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Saturday, March 12

Japanese community in shock after devastation

Jamaica Gleaner "The Japanese community in Jamaica is in shock following yesterday's disastrous 8.9 magnitude earthquake off the shore of Japan that triggered a 23-foot tsunami, which, up to press time, left 350 persons dead, 550 missing, and hundreds injured.

Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Yamaguchi said: 'We have been closely monitoring the situation. All the teams working over there are trying to get things under control and trying to minimise the death toll.'
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