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  8/21/2014, Av 25, 5774

Japan: At Least 27 Dead in Mudslide near Hiroshima

At least 27 people were killed on Wednesday in a mudslide near the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Ten people have been reported missing.

The mudslide took place following heavy rainfall and “The full extent of the tragedy has yet to be estimated,” a spokesperson for the Hiroshima Fire Department stated.