Japan: 6 people lost their lives; killed by Phanfone typhoon
At least six people were reported killed by Phanfone typhoon in Japan that swept through the country Monday. Further, five people were missing while 62 others ended up injured in accidents, suggested a latest report.
Phanfone typhoon that swept through Japan and Tokyo on Monday made a total of six dead and five missing, including two American soldiers, according to a report released last Tuesday by several media.
At Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, two young people between 20 and 30 years were killed in landslides that destroyed their homes, said an official of the municipality.
In addition to the dead and missing, Phanfone also left behind 62 injured in accidents, said public broadcaster NHK.
The first deaths and disappearances reported concerned three American soldiers who had been taken Sunday afternoon by an unleashed on the island of Okinawa sea, in the extreme south of the archipelago.
A surfer of 21 years has disappeared off Fujisawa, while a schoolboy was swept away by a wave in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo.