Japan Earthquake: 73 people have died so far due to the devastating earthquake in Japan, rescue operations continue amidst cold and rain.
So far, 73 people have been confirmed dead due to the devastating earthquake that hit Japan on Monday and the search for people buried under the debris is still going on. Although. There is also difficulty in delivering relief material to the earthquake victims. Also, water and electricity supply is still cut off in many areas and telephone service is at a standstill.
So far, 73 people have been confirmed dead due to the devastating earthquake that hit Japan on Monday and the search for people buried under the debris is still going on. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister of Japan has called for speeding up the rescue operation. However, the rescue team is facing problems due to rain and cold.
Japan's soil shook on New Year's Day
There were strong earthquakes in Japan on the very day of the beginning of the new year (January 1). On January 1, Japan's Earth shook with a magnitude of 7.6, causing massive loss of life and property. Apart from this, an earthquake of 4.9 magnitude occurred in Ishikawa Prefecture and surrounding areas of Japan on Wednesday.
Tsunami warning issued after earthquake
A tsunami warning was issued after Monday's 7.6 magnitude earthquake, after which its impact was also seen. However, even after this, many earthquake tremors have been felt in the last 72 hours.
Here, experts said that the chances of survival of those who have been buried under the debris for the last 72 hours are very less, because the time of 72 hours after the incident is very important. Regarding the incident, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has appealed to speed up the rescue operation.
What did Japan's PM say after the earthquake?
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said, "More than 40 hours have passed. We are fighting against time. This is a very crucial time for us. We have received information that many people are still buried under the debris, waiting for rescue teams. "
Basic facilities stopped in many areas
Let us tell you that there is difficulty in providing relief material to the earthquake victims. Also, water and electricity supply is still cut off in many areas and telephone service is at a standstill.
73 dead so far due to earthquake
According to the information, so far 73 people have died due to the earthquake. Of these, 39 people died in Wajima city, while 23 people died in Suzu. Apart from this, people have died in other cities also. At the same time, more than 300 injured have been identified so far, out of which 25 people are seriously injured.