NIIGATA (Kyodo) Strong waves overturned two pleasure boats off Niigata Prefecture on Saturday, killing six anglers in separate incidents, police said.

Koichi Saito, 53, was confirmed dead at a hospital after being picked up by a Niigata Prefectural Police helicopter responding to a 7:40 a.m. call about a capsized boat floating 30 meters off a marina in Tainai.

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