Chipmaker Renesas says checking for quake damage at three plants in Japan

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FILE PHOTO: Renesas Electronics Corp's logo is seen at a company conference in Tokyo, Japan, April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Renesas said on Thursday that it was checking for quake damage at three plants, the morning after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the north-eastern coast of Japan.

The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said on Thursday morning that there had been two confirmed deaths and 94 injured, including four seriously.

(Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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