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At least 19 missing after mudslide sweeps away houses in central Japan

At least 19 people are missing after a powerful mudslide swept away rows of houses in a Japanese town.
Disaster management officials in Shizuoka prefecture in central Japan say the mudslide occurred on Saturday morning in Atami, a location known for its hot springs.
As many as 80 homes in Atami were completely buried, according to an official with the Fire and Disaster Management Agency.

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