• Kyodo News


Two women and a girl died in a fire early Sunday in Ota Ward, Tokyo, police and firefighters said.

Three bodies identified as those of Setsuko Sakuragi, 82, her daughter, Hiroko, 48, and her granddaughter, Natsumi, 9, were found after the 5:30 a.m. fire gutted their house in the Kugahara district, fire officials said.

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