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Rescuers resume search for 24 missing in Japan landslides

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Rescuers in Japan waded through mud, rock and splintered wood in search of 24 people still missing on Tuesday after heavy rain triggered massive landslides in the seaside city of Atami three days ago, killing four people. Police, fire fighters and military personnel resumed rescue operation, suspended for the night on Monday, at around 6:00 a.m. (2100 GMT Monday). The landslides occured around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, and time is running out for any survivors trapped beneath the rubble. “We have not yet received any new information on survivors … People in the field are work…

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