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Japan Confirms at Least 9 Dead From Tunnel Collapse, NHK Says

By Steven McPherson
December 02, 2012 4:20 PM EST
Japan Confirms at Least 9 Dead From Tunnel Collapse, NHK Says
Japan Confirms at Least 9 Dead From Tunnel Collapse, NHK Says

At least nine people from three vehicles have been confirmed dead after an expressway tunnel collapsed yesterday, NHK reported.

Sections of the 4-kilometer Sasago tunnel on the Chuo Expressway, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) west of Tokyo, collapsed on the vehicles, NHK reported yesterday.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steven McPherson at smcpherson@bloomberg.net

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