Japanese homes engulfed in landslide after powerful quake hits Hokkaido

A building damaged by a powerful earthquake is seen in Abira town in Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 6, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido caused a landslide that engulfed houses early on Thursday, injuring and trapping a number of people and cutting power in several areas. A landslide along a long ridge in the rural town of Atsumi could be seen in aerial footage […]

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