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  2/9/2014, Adar 9, 5774

Japan: 5 Dead from Snow-Related Traffic Accidents

At least five people have died and 600 injured in traffic accidents due to the recent snowstorms hitting Japan, according to a report by the Japanese network NHK.

The Japanese Meteorological Service reported there was inches of snow recorded in Tokyo, a 45 year record. More than 20,000 homes still remain without electricity.