• Kyodo


A fire tore through a house in Owani, Aomori Prefecture, killing a 35-year-old woman, her three daughters and her nephew, police said Sunday.

The victims were identified as Michiko Mizuki; her daughters Natsumi, 6, Rio, 4, Satsuki, 1; and Mizuki’s nephew, Homare Sakamoto, 4.

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