• Kyodo


The Japanese Consulate General in New York has been flooded with inquiries about missing Japanese in addition to the 24 already declared missing after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States, officials said Monday.

The consulate has yet to confirm the status of several dozen Japanese nationals, the officials said. However, the Foreign Ministry noted that an inquiry does not necessarily indicate those who are unaccounted for were caught up in the terrorist attacks.

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