• Kyodo


A 4-year-old girl was in critical condition after being buried under a section of the man-made Okura Beach in Akashi, Hyogo Prefecture, that collapsed under her feet, according to police.

The incident occurred at around 12:50 p.m. Sunday while Miho Kingetsu of Nakano Ward, Tokyo, was walking along the beach with her father, Kazuhiko.

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