2011/03/11

Huge Japan quake kills three: reports

TOKYO, March 11, 2011 (AFP) - Three people were reported killed after a huge earthquake of magnitude 8.9 rocked Japan and tsunamis up to 10 metres (33 feet) high slammed into the coast on Friday.

The dead included a 67-year-old man crushed by a wall and an elderly woman killed by a fallen roof, both in the wider Tokyo area.