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Severe snowfall complicates rescue efforts in Ishikawa, Japan


The death toll has risen to 180 from Japan's New Year's Day earthquake in Ishikawa, and the number of missing people has been adjusted down to 120. Rescue and recovery efforts continue, but severe cold and snowfall have made the job difficult. Officials warn damaged buildings could collapse under the weight of the snow. About 29,000 people are living in shelters, with some experiencing shortages of daily necessities, power and water supplies.

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