• KYODO, Reuters, JIJI


The end of the three-day window seen as crucial for finding survivors of a large mudslide in Shizuoka Prefecture passed Tuesday, as local authorities revised the number of people considered missing from 64 to 27 and the death toll rose by three to seven.

The three bodies that had been found were that of a man and two women, the municipal government in the resort city of Atami said.

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