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Posted on March 14, 2011 | tags


World: Japan earthquake: Death toll likely in the tens of thousands

  • The situation here is just beyond belief, almost everything has been flattened. The government is saying that 9,500 people, more than half of the population, could have died and I do fear the worst.
  • International Red Cross Federation official Patrick Fuller • Describing the situation in Otsuchi, just one of the many towns hit by the earthquake in Japan. Death toll estimates are expected to far exceed 10,000 people, and thousands of bodies have already been found. Remember how we gave that warning about early death toll estimates? This was why.  source