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Magnitude 6.1 Quake Strikes Japan, Killing 3, Injuring Hundreds

The temblor caused severe damage to roads: bursting water mains and setting fires across the prefecture. Crumbling concrete walls killed two people, while another was struck by a bookshelf.
Police check a collapsed road following an earthquake in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture on Monday. Three people were killed in the quake, more than 200 were injured. Source: STR

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake rocked the Osaka region of western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring more than 300 others, NHK reported.

The temblor struck shortly after 8 a.m. local time causing severe damage to roads, bursting

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