• Short Summary

    THE PEOPLE OF MATSUSHIRO TOWN IN JAPAN LOST TEN OF THEIR HOMES IN A LANDSLIDE YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    THE PEOPLE OF MATSUSHIRO TOWN IN JAPAN LOST TEN OF THEIR HOMES IN A LANDSLIDE YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).
    HEAVY RAIN AND A SERIES OF EARTH TREMORS HAD LED TO THE SEISMOLOGY INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO WARNING THE PEOPLE OF MATSUSHIRO TOWN TO EVACUATE THEIR HOMES.
    THEY HAD MOVED TO SAFETY IN A NEARBY SCHOOL WHEN PART OF A HILLSIDE, CARRYING ITS TREES INTACT, BEGAN TO SLIDE DOWNWARDS. IT MOVED INEXORABLY ON THE HOMES, CRUSHING TEN OF THEM TO MATCHWOOD. NO ONE WAS INJURED, BUT VILLAGERS STOOD BY HELPLESSLY WATCHING THEIR HOMES DESTROYED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA98HK38PJSEPK2KBTV24BA5ECJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA98HK38PJSEPK2KBTV24BA5ECJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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