Death Toll from Rain Disaster in Kyushu Reaches 66
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Kumamoto, July 10 (Jiji Press)--The death toll from the recent torrential rains that hit the Kyushu southwestern Japan region reached 66 on Sunday, with six people still missing.
Sixty-two people were confirmed dead in Kumamoto Prefecture, two in Fukuoka Prefecture and one each in the prefectures of Oita and Nagasaki.
In southern Kumamoto, one person has fallen into a state of cardiopulmonary arrest.
A total of 2,438 people were at 211 shelters set up by 37 municipalities in Kumamoto as of 5 p.m. (8 a.m. GMT) Saturday.
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